COVID-19: Nigeria records zero deaths in nine days

Mosunmola Ore


The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported no COVID-19-related death in nine days as the nation’s fatality toll remains 2,061.

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This is according to the report released by NCDC, yesterday on its Twitter handle.

The report showed that the country last registered a COVID-19-related death on April 11.

The infectious disease agency disclosed that it recorded 65 new cases from 11 states -Lagos-41, Kaduna-6, Kano-3, Rivers-3, Plateau-3, Akwa Ibom-2, Imo-2, Oyo-2, Edo-1, Bauchi-1 and Osun-1.

With the new cases, Nigeria has recorded a total of 164,488 infections as of April 21, 2021.

35 persons were discharged on Wednesday after testing negative to the COVID-19 virus. This brings the total number of discharged persons to 154,441.

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