COVID-19: Nigeria Records Zero Deaths in 10 Days
Nigeria recorded zero COVID-19 deaths in 10 consecutive days in the country on Thursday according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Glamtush reports that the fatality toll in the country remains 2,061, according to an update published by NCDC.
However, NCDC reported 100 new COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, April 22
The new cases were reported in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory.
According to the report Taraba recorded 64 new cases while Lagos reported 21.
Others are FCT-4, Rivers-3, Akwa Ibom-2, Kaduna-2, Oyo-2, Bauchi-1and Nasarawa-1.
A breakdown of the data shows that 137 persons were discharged on Thursday after testing negative for the COVID-19 virus following treatment.
This brings the total number of discharged persons to 154,578.
The NCDC announced that are 10,010 active COVID-19 cases in the country.
The agency added that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level III, had continued to coordinate the national response activities in the country.
Meanwhile, Nigeria on Thursday vaccinated additional 14,843 persons, bringing the total number of vaccinated people in the country to 1,148,168.