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Nigeria reports 100 new COVID-19 infections, 0 deaths in 10 days

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Nigeria reports 100 new COVID-19 infections, 0 deaths in 10 days

By Abujah Racheal

Nigeria has not recorded any COVID-19-related deaths for ten consecutive days, according to the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC revealed it on Thursday on its official Twitter account.

The center said on Thursday that Nigeria had registered 100 new cases of COVID-19.

The center’s new cases have been reported in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory.

He said Taraba recorded 64 new cases while Lagos reported 21.

Others are FCT-four, Rivers-three, Akwa Ibom-two, Kaduna-two, Oyo-two, Bauchi-one, and Nasarawa-one.

A data breakdown shows 137 people were released on Thursday after testing negative for the COVID-19 virus after treatment.

This brings the total number of people released to 154,578.

The NCDC announced that there were 10,010 active COVID-19 cases in the country.

The agency added that a multisectoral National Emergency Operations Center (COU), activated at Level III, continued to coordinate national response activities in the country.

Nigeria vaccinated an additional 14,843 people on Thursday, bringing the total number of people vaccinated in the country to 1,148,168 people.

It was just two months after the country began vaccination after receiving 3.94 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine via COVAX, a UN-backed effort that promises access to free vaccines for up to ‘to 20% of the population of the participating countries.

Nigeria’s News Agency (NAN) reports that the country has performed 1,870,915 COVID-19 tests since the pandemic began on February 27, 2020. (NAN)

(NAN)

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