COVID-19: NCDC Confirms  58 New Infections, Says No Death

The Nigeria Centre  for Disease Control has announced 58 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 163,388.

The health agency disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday.

“On  April 6, 58 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 16,3388 cases have been confirmed, 153,630 cases have been discharged and 2,058 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” it said.

The agency added that the 58 new cases were reported from 10 states and the FCT, Lagos (32), Kaduna (5) Enugu (4), Kano (4), Edo (3), FCT (3) Osun (3), Abia , Bauchi,  Gombe  and Rivers, one each.

The NCDC disclosed that there were currently 7,700 active cases across the country.

The Nigeria’s health agency said that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, had continued to coordinate the national response activities in the country.

The agency stated that the country tested 1,803,177 people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on February 27, 2020.