The Federal Capital Territory and 11 other states reported 357 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to figures released on Wednesday by NCDC and six COVID-19 related deaths were reported by the agency as well.
According to the NCDC, the 357 new cases were recorded from the FCT and 11 other states.
Rivers recorded the highest numbers for new infections with 170 new cases, Ondo – 38, Gombe – 34, Ogun – 20, Ekiti – 20, FCT – 18, Anambra – 16, Oyo – 13, Kwara – 10 with Imo, Bayelsa, and Edo states reporting 6 cases from each state
The health agency said the 357 new COVID-19 infections have brought the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 183, 444.
However, 167,459 COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged in the country, the agency said.
With six deaths reported, the death toll from the virus has risen to 2,229, NCDC said.