357 patients who have recovered from Coronavirus (COVID-19). They have been successfully treated and discharged by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Also reporting 118 new infections in the region.
A tweet in its official Twitter handle on Tuesday.
Therefore says that over the past 24 hours, about 357 patients had been discharged, taking the number of recoveries to 51,308.
The Nigerian News Agency(NAN) reports that no COVID-19 deaths were registered for the third consecutive day. Leaving the death toll at 1,113, a figure recorded for the first time since October 3.
The public health agency has announced that new infections have been announced in 14 states across the nation.
It reported that with 41, Lagos registered the highest number of cases. This followed by Rivers with 19, Osun 17 and Nasarawa 13.
Kaduna (5), Anambra (5), Edo (3), Ogun (3), Kwara (3), Ondo (3), Katsina (2). Also Niger (2), Plateau (1), and Akwa Ibom (1) are other states with infections.
Since February 2020, the health agency has registered a total of 59,583 incidents.
This also indicating that the multi-sectoral National Emergency Operations Center (EOC), activated at Level 3. And has continued to organize national response activities throughout the country.
The department, meanwhile, said that while it has the capacity to handle the country’s COVID-19 pandemic. It also recognizes the continuing danger it presents globally.
Therefore, the challenge for us is to continue our collective efforts and not let our guards down.
While our ports have been in use successfully by over 95% of international travelers. Also said that we are working hard to overcome the difficulties faced by a few passengers.
Our primary objective is to restrict the introduction into our country of new infections, ”it clarified.
The NCDC reminded Nigerians that elderly people. Especially those with health conditions such as diabetes, cancer and hypertension, are at greater risk of coronavirus infection complications.
“Take responsibility; wear a mask in public places; wash hands with soap and water and maintain physical distance,” said the NCDC. Also advising that “It is as pleasant to incorrectly wear a face mask as not to wear a mask.”
It reminded Nigerians that you can come into contact with infected individuals with no symptoms at polling stations during elections, for example.
That’s why we have to be responsible for keeping ourselves and our loved ones safe.