The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that sixteen states and the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja reported 212 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.
According to the health agency, the cases are 32 more than the figure reported on Wednesday.
Lagos remains the epicentre with 71 new cases with Imo and Plateau states recording 26 cases each.
The FCT Abuja, which has a cumulative 6322 cases, the second biggest virus caseload in the country reported 19 new cases.
The NCDC said: “Till date, 64728 cases have been confirmed, 60790 cases have been discharged and 1162 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory”
The NCDC further gave the breakdown of cases as follows:
Lagos-71, Imo-26, Plateau-26, FCT-19, Ondo-17, Kaduna-14, Rivers-9, Oyo-9, Katsina-6, Osun-4, Bauchi-2, Ekiti, 2-, Nasarawa-2, Ogun-2, Kano-1, Kwara-1 and Taraba-1.
212 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,162 deaths pic.twitter.com/1evegK9VhL
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) November 12, 2020