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NCDC announces 58 new COVID-19 infections as at April 6

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NAN) has registered 58 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections in Nigeria to 163,388.

On Tuesday, the NCDC announced it on its official Twitter account.

Nigeria’s daily new cases continue to decline, with the country’s daily new positive cases falling from an all-time high of 2,314 on Jan. 22 to 48 on March 29.

“On April 6, 58 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 16,3388 cases have been confirmed, 153,630 cases have been discharged and 2,058 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” it said.

The agency added that the 58 new cases were reported from 10 states and the FCT, Lagos (32), Kaduna (5) Enugu (4), Kano (4), Edo (3), FCT (3) Osun (3), Abia , Bauchi, Gombe and Rivers, one each.

The NCDC disclosed that there were currently 7,700 active cases across the country.

The Nigeria’s health agency said that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, had continued to coordinate the national response activities in the country.

The agency stated that the country have tested 1,803,177 people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on Feb. 27, 2020.

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