…184 new infections recorded
Nigeria is 29 new cases shy of recording 5,000 COVID-19 infections as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed 184 new infections in a tweet late Wednesday.
The latest figures bring the total number of cases in the country to 4,971, according to the NCDC tally.
According to the NCDC, 51 new cases were found in Lagos, 23 in Jigawa, 16 in Bauchi, 14 in Kano, 10 in the FCT, and 10 in Rivers.
Kwara State reported nine new cases, Delta and Kaduna each had five new cases, Sokoto and Oyo had four cases; the trio of Kebbi, Nasarawa and Osun reported three new cases; Ondo recorded two new cases, while Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Anambra, Plateau and Niger all reported once case each.
While the number of discharged cases grew to 1,070, the NCDC said six more people had died from the virus since Tuesday, bringing the nation’s total toll to 164.