The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 162 new infections of the Coronavirus in the country.
The NCDC made this known via its verified website.
The health agency said the latest figure takes the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 62,853.
The agency said that a total of 245 COVID-19 patients have been discharged across the country in the last 24 hours, taking the number of successfully treated cases to 58,675.
It said that the 162 new infections have been reported from 14 states, saying that of the 162 new cases, Gombe raked in 54 cases to take over from Lagos, which posted 26 cases, while the FCT recorded 36 new cases.
Lagos’ 26 new cases, Gombe State has 54; FCT-35; Ogun-12; Plateau and Rivers-10 each.
Kaduna has 4; Ekiti-3; Edo and Osun-2 each; Bayelsa, Imo, Ondo and Oyo-1 each,” it said.
The NCDC said that the COVID-19 national death toll in the country remains 1,144 as no new case of death has been reported in the last 24 hours.