COVID-19: NCDC Discharges 145, Total Now 151, 998

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has discharged 145 people after being treated from various isolation centers across the country, bringing the total number of discharged cases to 151,998.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle late Sunday.

The health agency disclosed 82 new confirmed cases were recorded in the country, bringing the total to 163,195.

According to it, no COVID-19-related death was reported, while the country’s death toll stood at 2,058 as of March 4, 2021.

"The 82 new cases are reported from 8 states- Lagos (33), Yobe (15), Abia (11), Rivers (10), Imo (five), Akwa Ibom (four), Katsina (two), and Osun (two)," the agency listed.

“Our discharges today include 65 community recoveries in Akwa Ibom and 30 in FCT managed in line with guidelines,” NCDC noted.

It noted that the country’s active cases stood at 9,139, in the last 24 hours.

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

It reported that the country had tested 1,803,177 people since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced on 27 February 2020.

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