The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has recorded 35 new cases of COVID-19 for the last week of December 2022.
On the official website, it was yesterday stated that 22 of the cases were recorded in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 10 in Lagos State, 2 in Delta, and 1 happened in Plateau.
The infections were recorded between December 24 and 30, 2022. The new cases increased the nation’s total infections to 266,450 and 3,155 deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2019.
The disease centre stated that 3,451 people are currently down with the virus, while 259,841 people had been treated and discharged nationwide.
The agency calls on Nigerians to disinfect frequently touched surfaces regularly to prevent the spread of the virus and other infectious diseases.
NCDC stressed that vaccines remain one of the best tools to combat the disease, even as it encouraged Nigerians to get vaccinated.
- Nigeria records first case of deadly COVID-19 variant
- Community Transmission Worsens, 10 States Record Over 100% Rise In COVID-19 Cases
- Covid-19: People died in my isolation centre – Alibaba