The Nigerian health authority has disclosed that it has recorded its lowest daily figure of new coronavirus infections in about six months with the 240 new cases that were reported on Sunday.
This indicated a marginal decrease from the 341 new cases recorded on Saturday, brings the total number of infections in the country to 155,657, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
World Health Organisation’s (WHO) country representative, Walter Mulomo stated that with the low number of new daily cases recorded in the past week, Nigeria’s response effort against the disease may have started paying off.
The death toll has also reduced drastically. Nigeria on Sunday recorded two deaths, the lowest daily fatality in over six months.
The figure is lower than the three deaths recorded in the previous 24-hour cycle.