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  • Updated: March 15, 2021

Nigeria Reports Lowest COVID-19 Cases, No Death Recorded Since November

The fight against the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria appears to be getting better since Nigeria commenced the vaccination of its people.

Barely two weeks after the vaccination exercise began, Nigeria recorded its lowest single-day figure in about four months and new death was reported.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) who is in charge of managing disease outbreak in the country reported 120 new cases.

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In a late-night tweet on Sunday, March 14, 2021, the disease agency noted that the new cases were reported in 13 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The last time Nigeria reported lower cases than the figure on Sunday was on November 29, 2020, and 82 fresh infections were confirmed.

Lagos reported the highest number of fresh infections with 32 numbers, and was followed by Rivers, Kaduna, and Bayelsa with 24, 20, and 13 cases confirmed respectively.

Others were Kano – seven, Jigawa – five, Borno – five, Abia – four, Oyo – three, Plateau – two, FCT – one, Ogun – one, Nasarawa – one, and Imo – one.

This brought the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 160,657, while 145399 cases treated and discharged and 2,013 deaths recorded.

As of March 14, 2021, Nigeria has tested 1,684,305 samples for coronavirus and 13,245 cases are active.

The country commenced its vaccination exercise on March 5, and the President, his vice, state governors, and top government officials, as well as frontline health workers, have taken their vaccine jabs.


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