NCDC Annouces 24 New Infections, Total Now 167,051

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 167,051.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday night.

The agency stated that the 24 new cases were reported from nine states in the country.

“On the 11th of June 2021, 24 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 167051 cases have been confirmed, 163430 cases have been discharged and 2117 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 24 new cases are reported from 5 states- Lagos (12), Gombe (6), FCT (2), Kaduna (2), and Rivers (2).

“A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities,” it stated.

According to the NCDC, since the disease was first reported on Feb. 27, 2020, a total of 2,117 people have succumbed to it while 163,430 patients have recovered from it.

The NCDC, however, said 1,504 cases were still active in the country.

It stated that the country had tested 2,180,444 people since the beginning of the pandemic on Feb. 27, 2020.

The public health institute also said 8 states with 0 cases reported: Ekiti, Imo, Nasarawa, Ogun, Osun, Oyo, Plateau and Sokoto.

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