COVID 19: Nigeria records 112 new cases, total now 64,996


The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 112 new infections of the Coronavirus in the country.

The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Saturday.

Nigeria had so far tested 705,809 people since the first confirmed COVID-19 case was reported on February  27 this year.

The health agency said that with the 112 new infections recorded in 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FC T) the total confirmed cases nationwide have jumped to 64,996.

According to the centre, of the 112 new cases, FCT and Oyo State had 27 each, followed by Bayelsa and Rivers with nine infections each and Delta with seven infections.

Edo, Kaduna and Ogun have five each; Anambra, Katsina, Ondo, Osun and Plateau reported three each; Niger two and Kano had one.

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