146 new cases of Covid-19 and one death have been announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
The agency announced this in an update on its Facebook page on Monday night.
With the news cases, the total infections from the virus had risen to 169,678. Also, with the new death, Nigeria’s total fatality from the pandemic now stands at 2,128.
Of the new cases on Monday, Lagos recorded 134 infections while Ondo reported three. Kwara, Cross River and the FCT reported two each.
Oyo and Rivers states reported one case each.
The NCDC data showed that a total of 164,710 patients have been discharged from hospitals across the nation after treatment. However, ‘there are still more than 2,800 active cases in the country’, it noted.
The public health agency said the country had tested more than 2.4 million samples for the virus out of the country’s estimated 200 million population.
It added that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level II, would continue to coordinate the national response activities.