COVID-19: NIGERIA Update: 2 deaths, 87 new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced two deaths and 87 new confirm cases of coronaviruses as on Thursday.

According to the NCDC official website today, Friday the 87 new infections on Thursday were a decrease from the 209 infections reported on Wednesday.

It says the new infections were recorded in seven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to include “Zamfara-29, the FCT-25, Rivers-11, Kano-8, Bauchi-5, Gombe-4, Lagos-3 and Taraba-2.

“The latest report includes zero cases from Delta, Edo, Sokoto and Taraba States,” NCDC said.

NCDC said that the new cases took the country’s total confirmed cases to 212,446, adding, in all, 204,047 of those infected have recovered while 2,902 people died.

As at today, NCDC said that the country currently has 5,688 active coronavirus cases, while 3,340,313 blood samples had been tested since the pandemic began.

The NCDC again added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, has continued to coordinate the national response activities.