Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- Last week, Nigeria recorded its lowest weekly COVID-19 infections in six weeks, PREMIUM TIMES's review of official data shows.

Between February 7 and 13, the country recorded 6, 422 new cases, which represents a 26 per cent drop from the 8,685 cases recorded in the previous week.

The last time Nigeria recorded such a low figure was in the December 27-January 2 week, when it reported 6, 037 fresh cases.

But the recent reduction in the number of cases may not reflect the level of spread of the disease in the country because the testing rate had also dropped significantly.

Recall that the NCDC stopped publishing daily testing figures and now provide weekly updates on Mondays.

While in the previous week (January 31-Fe...