Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 2,123 new COVID-19 infections, the highest daily case tally in the country since January 27, 2021.
The last time the country had a higher daily COVID-19, the number of infected people was pegged at 2,314.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its data released early Tuesday morning, said the additional cases were confirmed in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Lagos State, the hotbed of the disease since its outbreak in the country last year, had the highest number of cases for the day – 1,552.
The FCT follows with 197 infections, Edo – 155, Rivers – 81, Delta – 44, Plateau – 33, Kwara – 30, and Kano – 16.
Other states include Enugu – 12, Gombe – 2, and Bauchi – 1.
Tuesday’s cases take Nigeria’s infection number to 227,378 with 211,761 persons discharged. But 2,989 deaths have been reported so far from the disease.
Source: CHANNELS TV