COVID-19: Nigeria reports 162 new infections, total now 54,905
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 162 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.
The NCDC on its twitter handle @NCDCgov on Saturday, said three deaths were recorded.
According to it, a total of 54,905 cases have been confirmed, 42,922, discharged and 1,054 deaths recorded in 36 states and FCT.
The Centre stated that Lagos state led with 53 and followed by Gombe state with 21 new infections.
Among other states with new cases were Oyo (19), Delta (12), Ondo (11), Plateau (10), Ebonyi (9), FCT (6), Kwara (6), Kaduna (5), Rivers (3), Ogun (2), Anambra (2), Imo (2), and Ekiti (1).