Nigeria Records 665 New Cases Of Covid-19, Eight Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday recorded 665 new cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths across the country.

According to NCDC, the new cases were reported from 13 states- Lagos (369), Anambra (68), Oyo (63), Akwa Ibom (48), Kwara (28), Rivers (26), Edo (21), Ekiti (15), Ondo (13), Delta (7), FCT (3), Ogun (3), and Gombe (1). 

NCDC explained that since the beginning of the pandemic, the country had collected over 2,589,130, samples across the Federation, adding that  12,917 cases were still active with many being managed at accredited isolation centres while others were under home care management. 

Meanwhile, NCDC explained that 117 people recovered and were discharged from various isolation centres in the country on Saturday, with total recoveries nationwide since the onset of the pandemic clocking 166,826.