Saturday, April 18, 2020

348 males, 145 females have tested positive for coronavirus so far in Nigeria – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, on Saturday, said of the total 493 infections recorded in Nigeria since the pandemic began, 348 were males while 145 were females.

This was contained in the Centre’s situation report on the pandemic in the country.

In the report released via its Twitter, the NCDC said the most affected age bracket were those between 31 years old and 40 years old.

It added that a total number of 7154 tests have been conducted so far while 9221 people of interest have been identified.

Of the positive cases, 210 had travel history, 175 were contacts of those with travel history, 16 persons were unknown sources while 92 were “incomplete”.

However, 159 recoveries have been made while 17 fatalities have been recorded, unfortunately.