Nigeria Records 48 New Cases Of COVID-19 As Cases Drop
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Monday reported only 48 cases of COVID-19 in the country from eight states.
This was in contrast to the 104 cases reported on Sunday.
Of the 48 new cases, Lagos recorded 13 and Kaduna 7.
Nasarawa also reported seven cases, Kano 6, Kwara 5, Ondo 4, Akwa Ibom 3 and Osun 3.
So far, 162,641 cases have been confirmed, out of 1,767,694 samples.
The number of the discharged stood at 150,466, while active cases nose-dived to 10, 126.
Only one death was reported on Monday, as against seven on Sunday.
According to the NCDC, the death toll is now 2,049.
“On the 29th of March 2021, 48 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria
Till date, 162641 cases have been confirmed, 150466 cases have been discharged and 2049 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” NCDC stated.
The latest report confirmed a trend as COVID-19 infections continue to drop, since 22 January, when 2,314 cases were reported.