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As cases decline, Nigeria records 22 new COVID infections, zero fatality

As cases decline, Nigeria records 22 new COVID infections, zero fatality
February 20
08:12 2022

Nigeria’s daily COVID-19 count maintained a relatively low figure on Saturday — with 22 new cases confirmed in five states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

Saturday’s figure is a 43.5 percent decrease over the past 24 hours — 39 new cases reported on Friday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) published the new cases in its update for February 19, 2021.

Lagos recorded the most cases on Saturday with 13 new positive samples, followed by Osun with four and Kaduna with two.

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Other states with new infections are Ekiti (1), FCT (1), and Oyo (1).

The fatality toll remains 3,142— as the agency reported no new death on Saturday.

Meanwhile, 38 patients were confirmed to have been discharged across the country on Saturday.

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Of the new recoveries, 25 were community discharged cases reported from FCT.

A total of 254,243 coronavirus cases have now been recorded across the country, out of which 230,587 patients have recovered.

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