Oyogist has learned that the national centre for disease prevention and control has recorded an additional 203 new Covid-19 cases across five states in the country, alongside the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Benue led the chart with the highest number of infections – with 178 new cases, followed by Lagos State with 10 and Ondo with six infections.
The FCT and Kaduna State also reported four cases each while Plateau confirmed one case.
The agency also recorded 28 additional COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours.
So far, A total of 166,518 cases of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed till date, with 2,099 deaths.