Kwara state recorded 3 new cases of the novel corona virus, as 138 new cases of corona virus were recorded nationwide, as reported by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday. This signifies the country’s lowest daily tally in almost four months.
This also brings the total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria to 53,865, with 41,513 discharged cases while a total of 1013 Covid-19 death related cases have been recorded.
A closer look at the data suggests that Nigeria may be flattening the COVID-19 pandemic curve, although experts warns it might be too early to celebrate.
The last time Nigeria recorded a lower weekly figure was the 1,470 cases recorded in the week between May 10 and May 16, according to NCDC data.
Nigeria has also improved her testing capacity in which more than 400, 000 of Nigeria’s 200 million people have been tested thus far.
The new cases, according to the NCDC, were found in the following 14 states: Plateau (55), Lagos (15), Ebonyi (11), Oyo (11), Abia (8), Anambra (7), FCT (7), Rivers (7), Kaduna (6), Ondo (5), Kwara (3), Bauchi (1), Benue (1), Edo (1).438