Nigeria records 64 new COVID-19 cases, says NCDC

NCDC Ihekweazu

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 64 cases of .

The figure, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control () said, raised the total number of infections in the country to 166, 982.

The News Agency Of Nigeria(NAN), reports that Nigeria recorded 102 on Tuesday.

The agency said the 64 cases were reported in 10 states.

These, the said are Yobe (18), Lagos (16), Delta (10), (seven), Gombe (five), Edo (two), Kano (two), Rivers (two), Kaduna (), and Kwara ().

The centre said that 2,180,444 people have so far tested for .

The also added that 69 people were discharged on Wednesday after recovering from the infection.

It said that 163,328 people have recovered from the virus.

The centre added that Nigeria recorded 2,117 deaths.

It added that  a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level II, continues to coordinate the national response activities. (NAN)