Nigeria records 8 new COVID-19 infections – NCDC


By Abujah Racheal

Nigeria recorded eight new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said.

The NCDC said the new cases were reported in Rivers (four), FCT (three) and Kwara (one).

The center noted that no deaths related to COVID-19 had been recorded.

He added 45 people were released after testing negative for COVID-19 virus

The NCDC said the country’s total number of recoveries had risen to 163,528 as of June 16.

The agency that a multisectoral national emergency operations center, activated at level II, continues to coordinate national response activities.

The Nigeria News Agency (NAN) reports that 2,231,409 people have been tested since the announcement of the first confirmed case linked to the COVID-19 pandemic on February 27. (NOPE)