COVID-19: Confirmed cases now 163,063 in Nigeria

The confirmed cases of coronavirus pandemic have risen to 163,063 in Nigeria, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.

It stated: “On the 2nd of April 2021, 66 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“To date, 163,063 cases have been confirmed, 151,835 cases have been discharged and 2,058 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 66 new cases are reported from 10 states- Enugu (18), Lagos(17), Kaduna (10), Rivers (8), Akwa Ibom (6), Kano (2), Osun (2), Jigawa (1) Plateau (1) and FCT (1).”

It added: “A multi-sectoral national emergency operations center (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.