Nigeria center for disease control NCDC continue to record it low daily cases with 135 fresh cases of Covid-19, reported yesterday from 16 states and the federal capital territory Abuja.
According to late night tweet from the agency verified Twitter handle, Lagos lead with 41 cases, Imo state with 29 and Ogun state with 14 followed by Federal capital territory with 10 new cases other states are
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162 people were tested negative in Ebonyi state through NCDC community recovery manage inline with Covid-19 guideline
Meanwhile, yesterday The African Union has enjoined African countries to continue to roll out the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
The call came amidst anxiety on the safety of the vaccine; at least 12 European countries have stopped using it, due to the blood clot and other side effects.
Briefing newsmen on Thursday, the Director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), Dr John Nkengasong, said after serious discussions and review of the evidence reported, Africa CDC concluded that the “benefits accruing from the AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine continue to outweigh any risks.”
Countries that halted use of the COVID-19 vaccine include Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Netherlands, Sweden, Latvia and Bulgaria, among others.
In Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo had delayed rollout of the vaccine because of the suspensions in Europe.
As at yesterday two new death were recorded related to COVID-19 complication by NCDC
Till late, Nigeria have so far Recorded