According to the NCDC, Nigeria has now recorded the sum total of 6,175, with 191 fatalities recorded in the country. As they initially announced 216 new cases and nine new deaths on monday night. In their statement on their two twitter handle they said;
Till date, 6175 cases have been confirmed, 4,339 are active cases, 1644 cases have been discharged and 191 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory
The 216 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (74), Katsina (33), Oyo (19), Kano (17), Edo (13), Zamfara (10), Ogun (8), Borno (8), Gombe (8), Bauchi(7), Kwara (7), FCT (4), Kaduna (3), Enugu (3), Rivers (2)
35,345 samples have been tested since the outbreak of the pandemic in Nigeria, and out of the 35,345 samples, 6175 were confirmed positive for the virus.
Although the federal government announced the continuation of the current partial lockdown, insisting that the time is not yet right to completely ease the lockdown.