Nigeria records 167 new cases of COVID-19 in six states, Abuja
Nigeria has recorded 167 new cases of deadly disease, COVID-19 in six states and the federal capital territory, Abuja.
This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update for Monday, December 6.
According to the breakdown, Lagos recorded the highest number of infections on Monday with 113 cases followed by the FCT with 22 infections while Plateau logged 16 cases.
Kano reported four infections, while Abia, Kaduna and Rivers recorded three cases each. Bauchi reported two cases and Delta logged one infection.
The agency said Monday’s infections include a backlog of cases from Kaduna, Abia and Delta.
The NCDC data showed that 28 persons recovered from the infection, and no fatality was recorded.
Nigeria’s now has 214,789 confirmed cases, 207,478 recoveries and 2,980 deaths.