COVID-19 In Nigeria Update: There Were 118 New Confirmed Cases and No New Deaths Recorded On Tuesday, March 8.
In the latest health news in Nigeria, there has been no new additional COVID-19-related death in Nigeria. The total number of COVID-19 related deaths remains 3142.
The FCT recorded the highest number of COVID-19 in Nigeria cases. 2 states and the FCT recorded about 118 new cases.
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) released this update on Wednesday, March 8.
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The record of 21 COVID-19 related deaths reported on December 25, 2021, remains the highest in recent time.
The FCT leads with a record of 68 new cases.
Lagos State follows with a record of 49 confirmed new cases.
Rivers State joins with a record of 1 new case.
See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Tuesday, March 8.
FCT – 68
Lagos – 49
Rivers – 1
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said these new cases increased the number of cases to 254, 777.
The total number of deaths is 3,142.
Active cases: 2,313.
However, the NCDC reports a record of 249, 209 COVID-19 patients who have recovered and have been discharged.
Again, the agency has lauded the activities of the National Emergency Operations Centre.
It added that a multi-sectoral National Emergency Operations Centre activated at Level 2 had coordinated the national response.