Nigeria on Tuesday recorded one fatality from the coronavirus pandemic, with 422 fresh cases reported across 14 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The latest statistics released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday morning, shows that the new confirmed cases raised Nigeria’s infection toll to 249,154.
It also said that the fatality toll now stands at 3,086.
The breakdown of the data revealed that Rivers topped the infection log with 178 cases, followed by Kwara with 87 cases.
The FCT, the centre said recorded 57 cases; Borno, 20; Kaduna, 17; Plateau,14; while Katsina reported 12 cases.
It added Delta, Edo and Jigawa reported six cases each while Anambra, Ekiti and Oyo also reported five cases each.
It added that Ogun State reported three cases, Nasarawa recorded a single case.
The agency said that 3,933,209 people have been tested for the virus.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) as at Jam. 9, 16,694,633 vaccine doses have been administered on Nigerians. (NAN)
more recommended stories
Maternal Mortality: Nigeria LNG Donates Health Facility to UATH
The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas.
Violent Extremism: Stakeholders Urges Fostering of Orphans, Vulnerable Children
Stakeholders on Saturday called for.
COVID: 93.5m Vaccine Shots Administered to 65.5m Nigerians – NPHCDA
COVID-19 Vaccination The National Primary Health.
Governors’ Forum Seeks Urgent Action to Tackle Brain Drain
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF),.
NGO Set to End Sexual Violence Against Girls in Benue
Sexual Offences Awareness and.
World Anaesthesia Day: Stakeholders Seeks Safer Medication Practices
The Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists (NSA).
Abuja Mega Lions Club to Rehabilitate 1,000 Mental Cases
The International Association of Lions Club,.
FG Moves to End dog-Mediated Human Rabies by 2030
Dogs are carriers of rabies The.
60m Nigerians Suffering From Mental Illnesses – Psychiatrist
Illustration for mental illness Prof. Taiwo.
Buhari: Why We Waged Total War Against Malaria
President Muhammadu Buhari, in the course.