Nigeria has recorded 176 new cases of the deadly coronavirus. This brings the total number of recorded cases in Nigeria to 5621.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) took to its official Twitter handle to announce the new cases.
NCDC tweeted, “176 new cases of #COVID19; 95-Lagos, 31-Oyo, 11-FCT, 8-Niger, 8-Borno, 6-Jigawa, 4-Kaduna; 3-Anambra, 2-Edo, 2-Rivers, 2-Nasarawa, 2-Bauchi, 1-Benue, 1-Zamfara.
“5621 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria.
The death toll in the country increased from 171 that was announced yesterday to 176. Apparently, five new deaths were recorded.
“Discharged: 1472 Deaths: 176,” NCDC added.