Nigeria on Saturday recorded 828 new COVID-19 infections, just about half of the figure recorded on Friday.
The latest statistics released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC on Sunday morning, shows that the new confirmed cases were reported across 13 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
As the new confirmed cases raised Nigeria’s infection toll to 223,483 cases, the fatality toll still stands at 2,984, as no fatality was recorded on Saturday.
The statistics also show that Lagos State, which has contributed more to the surge in COVID-19 cases in the past few days, experienced a significant decline in the number of infections, as Rivers State ranked first on the log with 188 cases.
According to the data, while a total of 211,522 people have been discharged in Nigeria, 8,977 people are still down with the virus.