Breaking: NCDC Announces 266 New COVID-19 Cases, 131 In Lagos

Breaking: NCDC Announces 266 New COVID-19 Cases, 131 In Lagos

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Breaking: NCDC Announces 266 New COVID-19 Cases, 131 In Lagos

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 266 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, with 90 additional recoveries.

The centre announced this on its official Twitter page, stating;

 

 

n Monday night, Nigeria’s coronavirus toll surpassed the 6,000 mark, recording 6175 total cases with 1644 discharged patients and 191 causalities.

Now, with the new toll, there are 6,401 total cases, 1,734 discharged and 192 deaths across the country.

Also, NCDC in its daily COVID-19 report said total samples tested across the country have increased from 35,345 to 36,899 as at May 18th.

Meanwhile, Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, has expressed optimism that more COVID-19 test laboratories will be established in all states in the country.

Mamora disclosed this on Tuesday during an appearance on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily.

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He revealed that before the beginning of the movement restriction in March, there were only 15 laboratories but it has now expanded to 27.

The Minister noted that the additional laboratories will help in detecting and increasing the testing abilities.

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