Nigeria’s coronavirus active cases now 3,116 as confirmed infections hits 3,912
Nigeria’s coronavirus active cases has risen to 3,116 as confirmed infections hits 3,912.
This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Friday night in a series of tweets.
According to the Centre, 386 new cases of #COVID19 were recorded as follows:
The NCDC also noted that 679 of the 3,912 cases have been successfully treated and discharged, while the country has recorded 117 fatalities.
Earlier on Friday, at the Presidential task force press briefing on COVID-19, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said that isolation and treatment centres in the country are running out of bed spaces.
“We have received reports from the states, which suggests that the treatment centres are running out of bed spaces,” he said.
“As we assess the situation, the PTF shall also begin to examine our peculiar circumstances, modify the strategies for care management, and consider viable alternatives, where necessary. At the appropriate time, the guidelines and protocols shall be unfolded.”