The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday recorded 357 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.
Naija News reports that this was disclosed in a post on the agency’s website on Wednesday morning.
The new cases of the deadly coronavirus was reported in 12 State in the country.
According to the NCDC, the report released for Tuesday does not contain data from Lagos which is the epicenter for the virus.
A State-by-State breakdown reveals the following; Rivers-170, Ondo-38, Gombe-34, Ogun-20, Ekiti-20, FCT-18, Anambra-16, Oyo-13, Kwara-10, Imo-6, Bayelsa-6 and Edo-6.
The Centre for Disease said States with zero cases reported are; Kano, Nasarawa and Plateau States.
As of August 18th, 2021, Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases stand at 183,444; 167,459 recoveries and 2,229 deaths.