1st March, 2022
By Rachael Abujah
Nigeria recorded 35 COVID-19 infections in seven states and the FCT on Monday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said.
Fourteen of the new infections were recorded in Rivers; six were recorded in Imo; Lagos State recorded four cases, while the FCT recorded three cases.
Kwara recorded three cases; Bayelsa and Plateau had two cases each, while Akwa Ibom had a singular infection.
The NCDC stated that the new infections raised the county’s tally to 254,560, but that 249,079 of the victims had been treated and discharged.
No COVID-19 death was recorded on Monday as the death toll in Nigeria stood at 3,142, it added.
66 victims were discharged from isolation centres on Monday. Thirty-five of them were discharged in the FCT and three were discharged in Imo.
So far, the NCDC has tested 4,442,964 swab samples since the outbreak of the virus.