Nigeria records 251 cases, five COVID-19 deaths

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Nigeria has recorded 251 new cases of COVID-19 and five deaths across the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Wednesday night in its daily update on the virus.

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In the agency’s latest update, the cases were reported in 14 states of the federation.

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The Federal Capital Territory had the highest number of cases – 78, Lagos – 46, and Kaduna – 27.

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Others are Rivers (21), Imo (16), Edo (13), Delta (12), Plateau (10), Niger (7), Bauchi (6), Kwara (6), Akwa Ibom (4), Benue (3) and Nasarawa (2).

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To date, 208,404 cases have been confirmed, 196,123 patients have been discharged and 2,761 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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