COVID-19 TODAY: Infected cases till date 41,804, Discharged 18,764, Active 22,172, Death 868
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 624 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus increased to 41, 804.
The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Tuesday.
The health agency noted that eight more persons have died from the disease.
It stated that Lagos, the nation’s COVID-19 regional epicentre, reported 212 new cases, while Oyo reported 69.
Among others states with new cases were: Niger (49), Kano (37), Osun (37), FCT (35, Plateau (34), Gombe (33), Edo (28), Enugu (28), Ebonyi (17), Delta (10), Katsina (9), Ogun (8), Rivers (7), Ondo (5), Kaduna (4) and Nasarawa (2).
According to it, till date, 41,804 cases have been confirmed, 18,764 cases have been discharged and 868 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The NCDC noted that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, would continue to coordinate the national response activities across the country.
Meanwhile, the health agency said that there was no specific cure for COVID-19.
It noted Some trial drugs show promising results but were yet to be validated for use.
“In Nigeria, the use of hydroxychloroquine is only limited to clinical trials.
“Please TakeResponsibility and avoid self-medication,” it advised. (NAN)
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