COVID-19: Nigeria records 97 new cases, five deaths
97 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday March 25, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-50, Kaduna-12, FCT-10, Bayelsa-8, Imo-3, Kwara-3, Bauchi-2, Osun-2, Akwa Ibom-1, Edo-1, Kano-1, Ogun-1, Oyo-1, Plateau-1, Zamfara-1.
There are now 162,275 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,036 deaths have been recorded. 149,882 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
After a few days of respite, Nigeria recorded five deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday.
For six of the past nine days, nobody died from the highly infectious disease.
The five deaths on Thursday, however, raised the total fatalities in the country to 2,036.