COIVID 19: Nigeria records 206 new infections, as case tally rises to 169,884.


Nigeria recorded 206 fresh cases of COVID-19, raising the country’s infection tally to 169,884.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the new positive samples were reported in nine states and the federal capital territory (FCT) on Tuesday.

Lagos topped the chart of infections with 132 cases followed by Akwa Ibom with 56, and Ekiti state with five cases.

Other states that reported cases include Delta (3), Rivers (2), Enugu (2), Jigawa (2), Katsina (2), Gombe (1) and FCT (1).

The NCDC said 23 people were discharged on Tuesday after they recovered from the infection.

Meanwhile, no death was reported on Tuesday by the agency, maintaining the causality tally to 2,128

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