Nigeria has recorded 94 new cases of the novel Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country 64,184.

Announcing the new cases in a late night tweet on Monday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed that the country also reported four new COVID-19 related death in the last 24 hours under review.

The Health Agency said the new cases were reported from seven states including the Federal Capital Territory FCT.

According to the NCDC, of the new cases 50 were recorded in Lagos,  24 in FCT and 9 in Kwara state.

Other states with new infections include, Edo-4 Kaduna-3 Ondo-2 Plateau-2.

NCDC said till date,  64,184 cases have been confirmed, 60,069 treated and discharged and 1,158 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

The Health Agency said a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), have been activated at Level 3 to continues to coordinate the national response activities.

NCDC advised Nigerians to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 safety protocols to avoid the second wave of the virus in the country.

The Health Agency reminded Nigerians that the regular washing of hands washing with soap and water was still one of the most important ways to stop the spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

“It is simple but it is very important. Let’s learn to wash our hands regularly.

“Take responsibility to prevent the spread of COVID-19, wear a mask properly, wash your hands with soap and running water and avoid crowded places,’’ the centre advised.



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