COVID-19: Nigeria records157 new cases, total now 65,305

COVID-19: Nigeria records157 new cases, total now 65,305

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 157 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 65,305.

The NCDC made this known via its official website on Monday.

Data from the health agency (NCDC) shows that 89 coronavirus patients who were treated in some of the isolation centres were discharged after receiving their second negative result, taking total number of people discharged to 61,162 in the country.

The 157 new cases are reported from 9 states.

Lagos -97, Oyo -37, Kaduna -9, Bayelsa -3, Edo -3, Ekiti -3, Ondo -2, Osun -2 and Plateau -1

Till date, 65,305 cases have been confirmed, 61,162 cases have been discharged and 1,163 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.