The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced that 86 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in the country on Sunday March 21, which is the lowest daily number of cases recorded in exactly 112 days.
The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; FCT-33, Lagos-28, Ondo-11, Kano-7, Akwa Ibom-3, Rivers-3, Kaduna-1.
There are now 161,737 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,030 deaths have been recorded. 147,899 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
The last time Nigeria recorded daily cases of the disease less than 86, was on the 29th of November 2020, when 82 cases and 2 deaths were recorded by the NCDC.
This indicates that the pandemic curve in Nigeria is flattening at a rapid pace as the number of active cases has dropped to 11,808 compared to 19,909 recorded at the beginning of the month of March.
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