The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control has recorded 26 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 167,401 in the country.
On Thursday, the NCDC announced it on its website. According to the NCDC, 26 new infections were reported in six states and the Federal Capital Territory, with no new deaths.
According to the NCDC report, Lagos state had the newest cases, with 13, followed by Kaduna with four, and Kwara and Rivers with two each.
“The latest report includes confirmed cases from Kaduna State for 23rd and 24th June 2021, four states with no cases reported are Enugu, Kano, Nasarawa, and Sokoto,” it said.
16 people who have recovered from the disease have been released from isolation centres across the country, according to the public health agency.
A total of 163, 933 cases have been discharged and 2,118 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, according to the report. According to the NCDC, there are 1,350 active cases across the country.
A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate national response activities, according to the public health agency.
Meanwhile, the agency stated that failure to follow COVID-19 prevention measures puts Nigerians and those in their immediate vicinity at risk of infection.
The action you take to limit the risk of spread of COVID-19 protects the vulnerable around you.
“Our fight against COVID-19 is a collective effort. It’s not over yet. Please don’t take your feet off the pedal. Wear a mask, Keep your distance, Avoid crowds, Wash your hands and It’s not that hard,” it advised.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the country has tested a total of 2,266,591 samples so far.