The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday said Nigeria recorded 176 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 5621.

The NCDC also said that five new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus in the country, bringing the total number of deaths to 176.

“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

“Discharged: “1472 Deaths: 176”

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
Discharged: 1472
Deaths: 176



Over 32,942 samples have been tested by the NCDC.

The NCDC has also warned that by disregarding COVID-19 prevention measures, one can put self and others at risk.

Meanwhile, Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death. A 40- year- old diabetic man.

Commissioner for Health and Hospital Services, Dr. Muhammad Makusidi, who disclosed these in Minna, stated that the post-mortem test of the deceased revealed he was positive and died of the virus.

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