See Nigeria’s number of recovery from COVID-19
Although over two million deaths have been recorded globally from COVID-19 since its outbreak in the WAHUN province in China, recovery rate in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, hasn’t been disappointing.
According to the Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), a total of 154,225 patients have recovered from the killer disease in Nigeria since it was first discovered in the country on February 27, 2020.
The NCDC on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, some 1,661 people who recovered from the disease were discharged between April 4 and April 10, which showed a reduction when compared to the 2,417 patients who recovered in the previous week.
The NCDC said the 154,225 recoveries from the diseases was about 94.1 percent of the known cases. The public health agency further revealed there were 7,599 active cases spread across the country.
It also disclosed that 74 new cases of COVID-19 were registered in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 163,911.
Similarly, new cases were reported across eight states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
According to the new cases registered on Tuesday included 30 in Lagos, Enugu 11, FCT 11, Akwa Ibom eight, Osun five, Kaduna four, Ebonyi and Rivers two each and Ekiti, one.
It added that a multi-sectoral National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level Three, had continued to coordinate the national response activities in the country.
The country has also tested 1,803,177 people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on February 27, 2020