The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 371 fresh cases of the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country so far to 158,042.
The health agency made the announcement last night via a tweet on it’s verified Twitter handle.
According to the new figure obtained by DAILY POST, three persons died of the virus’ complication in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities, to 1,954.
The tweet reads: “371 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Today’s report includes:
“204 community recoveries in Kwara State, 167 in Lagos State, 88 in Edo State and 60 in Osun State managed in line with guidelines.
Meanwhile, Nigerians are set to watch President Muhammadu Buhari, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and other top government officials taking the COVID-19 vaccines on live television today.