The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has just announced 176 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday night, and increase in deaths from 171 to 176.
With the 176 new cases, Nigeria now has a total of 5,621 cases, 1472 recoveries, and 176 fatalities.
Making the disclosure via its verified Twitter handle, the Agency said: “As at 11:50pm the country on Saturday, recorded 176 new cases of COVID-19, 171 fatalities, 1521 recoveries, and a total number of infections as 5,445.”
Division of the new cases to states is as follows:
95-Lagos, 31-Oyo, 11-FCT, 8-Niger, 8-Borno, 6-Jigawa, 4-Kaduna, 3-Anambra, 2-Edo, 2-Rivers, 2-Nasarawa, 2-Bauchi, 1-Benue and 1-Zamfara.