Nigeria has recorded two more COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, making the death toll from the dreaded virus to now be 1,102.
This was revealed by the new information published on the website of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night.
According to the government agency Nigeria recorded 111 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. Lagos, the epicenter of the dreaded virus has 31 bnew cases, followed by Gombe and Kaduna that have 18 cases each.
Others include FCT-15, Rivers-14, Imo-3, Kwara-3, Oyo-3, Bayelsa-2, Ogun-2, while Edo and Osun have one case each.
Out of 57,724 confirmed cases, 48,985 patients have been discharged.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
School resumption: NEDC discusses diagnostic expansion with NCDC
Meanwhile, the North East Development Commission (NEDC) has discussed the expansion of diagnostic capacity for students as school graduly resumes after COVID-19 lock down.
This was part of what was discussed when NEDC CEO/MD Mohammed G. Alkali paid a courtesy visit to the Director-General of the NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu. The discussion sorrounds he expansion of diagnostic capacity for infectious diseases in the North East, as well as workforce capacity strengthening for sustainability beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.