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NCDC Records Fresh COVID-19 Cases In Rivers, Lagos




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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that five new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections were recorded from February 25 to March 31.

In its latest situation report released on Saturday, the NCDC disclosed that four of the cases were recorded in Rivers, while one was recorded in Lagos.

The disease control agency revealed that 266,665 cases have been confirmed up to date, 259,951 patients discharged and 3,155 deaths recorded in 36 states and the federal capital territory.

The NCDC said: “The five new cases are reported from two states – Rivers (4) and Lagos (1), four states with zero cases reported are Abia, Kaduna, Kano, and Nasarawa.

“A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities.”

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Meanwhile, on Friday, the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) said 71,183,637 of the total eligible persons targeted have been fully vaccinated, while 11,871,959 have been partially vaccinated.