The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has reported 102 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 166,918.
The NCDC also stated that 2,180,444 samples were tested for viral infection. On Tuesday, the NCDC published the new figures on its official website.
“A total of 102 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria on June 8, 2021.
“Till date, 166,918 cases have been confirmed, 163,259 cases have been discharged, and 2,117 deaths have been reported across 36 states and the District of Columbia.
“The 102 new cases have been reported from nine states – Ondo (68), Bayelsa (17), Kaduna (5), Lagos (3), Rivers (3), Akwa Ibom (2), Gombe (2), Ebonyi (1) and Oyo (1),” it stated.
According to the public health agency, a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre activated at level 2, has continued to coordinate the national response activities.
The agency added that the country’s active cases now stood at 1,542.