NCDC Reports Zero COVID Infection on Sunday

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says Nigeria reported zero COVID-19 infection on Sunday, noting that the country has continued to record a decrease in cases.

Nigeria, NCDC said, now has 167,206 confirmed cases.

The agency disclosed this on its website on Monday.

It revealed that no new additional case count was recorded as of June 20, adding that the update does not include data from Lagos State.

It stated that seven additional people were discharged from isolation centres across the country as of June 20.

The agency added that with the additional figure, the country’s total number of discharged patients increased to 163,577 out of the 167,206 confirmed cases.

The NCDC stated that the country also reported zero new death linked to the disease.

It added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level 2, continued to coordinate the national response activities.

The NCDC said that so far the country had carried out 2,231,409 test samples since the outbreak of the pandemic in Feb. 2020.

Meanwhile, the agency urged Nigerians to adherence to all non-pharmaceutical preventive measures of COVID-19 to curb the spread in Nigeria.

“Wash your hands with soap under running water. Wear your face mask properly. Maintain a distance of two meters from the person next to you,” it advised.

(NAN)

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