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NCDC records 74 new Covid-19 infections, 163911 total cases


By CALLISTUS OFFOR, Abuja-

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday announced that it has registered 74 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 163,911 confirmed cases.

As at Tuesday, 13 April, 2021, the public health agency recorded no COVID-19-related deaths, leaving the total fatalities in Nigeria to 2,061 deaths.

The NCDC made this know in an update via its official Twitter handle @NCDCgov, noting that 74 new cases were reported from 9 states, including: – Lagos-(30), Enugu-(11), FCT-(11), Akwa Ibom-(8), Osun-(5), Kaduna-(4), Ebonyi-(2), Rivers-(2), Ekiti-(1).

It added that with the new cases, the total number of confirmed infections since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country had risen to 163,911 confirmed cases, out of which 154,225 had been discharged.

The NCDC said that there were now 7,599 active cases across the country in the last 24 hours and it has so far carried out sample test on 1,803,117 persons infection last year.

It also said that a multi-sector national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, is coordinating response activities Nationwide.





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