COVID-19 In Nigeria Update: There Were 45 New Confirmed Cases and No New Deaths Recorded On Thursday, February 17.
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 3141.
Lagos State recorded the highest number of COVID-19 in Nigeria cases. 5 states and the FCT recorded about 45 new cases.
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) released this update on Friday, February 18.
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The record of 21 COVID-19 related deaths reported on December 25, 2021, remains the highest in recent time.
Lagos State leads with a record of 18 new cases.
Cross River State follows with a close record of 7 confirmed new cases.
Similarly, the FCT follows with the same record of 7 new cases.
See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Tuesday, February 15.
Lagos – 18
Cross River – 7
FCT – 7
Oyo – 5
Kano – 3
Nasarawa – 3
Ekiti – 1
Rivers – 1
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said these new cases increased the number of cases to 254, 182.
The total number of deaths is currently 3,141.
Active cases: 20,518.
However, the NCDC reports a record of 230,523 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.