Covid-19: Nigeria recording low infection rates

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Nigeria has continued to record low infection and casualty of the Covid-19 virus.

According to the records of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, zero fatality was recorded on Sunday and the reported infection was the lowest daily record in months.

The country recorded 14 new cases on Sunday, making the total number of infections to 165,167.

Sunday makes it the fourth consecutive day that nobody died from the disease in the country.

The number of deaths recorded from the virus has declined recently with only two deaths recorded in the last 19 days.

The 14 new cases were reported from Seven states; Osun-3, Ogun-3, Kaduna-3, Akwa Ibom-2, Abia-1, FCT-1 and Kwara-1.

A breakdown of the latest data shows that 252 people were discharged on Sunday after testing negative for the virus. This brings the total number of discharged persons after treatment to 155,361.

7,743 infections are still active in the country, the infectious disease body said.

Since the pandemic broke out in Nigeria in February 2020, the country has carried out over 1.9 million tests.

While Nigeria continues to experience low COVID-19 figures, the country is also taking steps to prevent imported cases from country’s battling with resurgence in COVID-19 cases.

On Sunday, Nigeria announced a ban on travels from Brazil, India and Turkey, countries currently battling with COVID-19 resurgence.

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