NCDC reports 246 fresh Covid-19 cases, confirms 1 death

The Centre for Disease Control (), has reported that the country had recorded 246 fresh cases of Coronavirus () on Saturday, bringing the total to 66,228, since the first case was confirmed on February 27.

The information which was contained in its verified website, said that one patient was confirmed dead, pushing the death toll to 1,166.

According to , the country has so far tested 739,216 persons.

The public health agency said that 102 patients were discharged within the period across the country.

According to , a total of 61,884 patients have recovered from the disease.

The health agency stated that the new cases were reported in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory, with recording 66 new infections which took its total to 22,902.

Others states with a high number of new cases included , 63, FCT, 48, , 21, , 19 and , 12.

The public health agency said that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre was activated at Level 3 and had continued to coordinate the national response activities.

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