Nigeria’s COVID-19 Recoveries Cross 40,000, 221 More Cases Reported

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The fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria seems to be yielding optimistic outcomes as the country steadily reports high figures of recovered cases.

As of 11:26 pm on Wednesday, the number crossed the 40,000 marks after 317 more people were successfully treated and discharged from various isolation centres in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced the figure in a late-night tweet on Wednesday while giving an update on the pandemic.

This brings the total number of recovered cases in Nigeria to 40,281, representing almost 76 per cent of the total number of confirmed infections put at 53,021.

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The figure of confirmed cases rose on Wednesday after authorities in various states reported 221 fresh infections in the last 24 hours.

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