Nigeria records 176 new COVID-19 infections, total cases now 5,621

Nigeria has recorded 176 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 5,621.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this late Saturday.

According to the announcement made via NCDC’s official Twitter handle, 95 of the new cases are recorded in Lagos, followed by 31 in Oyo and 11 in FCT.

8 of the cases are in Niger and Borno each, 6 in Jigawa and 4 in Kaduna.

Other states include:

3-Anambra

2-Edo

2-Rivers

2-Nasarawa

2-Bauchi

1-Benue

1-Zamfara

NCDC

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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