Nigeria reported 64 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, the total number of infections in the country has now reached 166,982.
The 64 new cases were reported in ten states, according to the NCDC.
Yobe (18), Lagos (16), Delta (10), Katsina (seven), Gombe (five), Edo (two), Kano (two), Rivers (two), Kaduna (one), and Kwara (one), according to the NCDC (one).
COVID-19 has been tested on 2,180,444 people, according to the centre. According to the NCDC, 69 people were discharged from the hospital on Wednesday after recovering from the infection.
163,328 people have recovered from the virus, according to the report. Nigeria had 2,117 deaths, according to the centre.
A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level II, continues to coordinate national response activities, according to the statement.