The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that 474 new COVID-19 infections in Nigeria, taking the country’s total figure to 70,669 cases.
The NCDC disclosed this via its verified website late on Wednesday.
The 474 new COVID-19 cases were recorded from sixteen States and the FCT.
The NCDC stated that 132 patients were discharged after recovering from the infection from isolation centres nationwide.
The health agency said, however, that the country’s COVID-19 related deaths is 1,182.
According to NCDC, FCT, Lagos, Kebbi, Adamawa, and Plateau recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections with 180, 134, 45, 26 and 16 cases, respectively.
The other states recorded the disease as follows: Enugu-14, Taraba-14, Gombe-12, Nasarawa-8, Yobe-8, Rivers-5, Ogun-5, Kwara-2, Ekiti-2, Sokoto-2 and Osun-1.