On Friday, Nigeria recorded no new death from the COVID-19 virus which has already claimed 2,063 lives in the country.
The number of deaths recorded from the virus has drastically declined recently with only two deaths recorded in the last 17 days.
Also, in continuation of a steady run of low infection figures, the country recorded 55 new cases on Friday.
Friday’s tally brings the total number of infections in the West African nation to 165,110
This is according to an update published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late Friday night.
55 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
2,063 deaths pic.twitter.com/OWD5dPfRNw
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 30, 2021
A breakdown of the data shows that 60 persons were discharged on Friday after testing negative to the virus. This brings the total number of discharged persons after treatment to 155,101.
Meanwhile, a little over 10,000 infections are still active in the country.
Since the pandemic broke out in Nigeria in February 2020, the country has carried out 1,912,628 million tests, according to the NCDC.
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