The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, released the latest update of the number of confirmed cases in the country on her twitter handle on Tuesday night.
The public health institute tweeted thus: “146 new cases of COVID19;
“4787 cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, 957 patients have been discharged, with 158 deaths recorded.”
Lagos recorded the highest cases with 57, followed by Kano State with 27 new cases and Kwara with 10 cases respectively.
As of now, the Nigerian government has increased the number of testing centers across the country and mega states like Lagos have started door to door community testing to curtail the spread of the virus in the country.
By Funmilola Afolayan