Nigeria recorded additional 89 new cases of COVID-19 in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as the battle against the deadly disease continues.
The 89 new cases disclosed during the NCDC’s daily COVID-19 report on Sunday morning, indicates a decrease from the 120 cases reported on October 29.
So far, the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has reached 211,887, with 203,080 discharged and 2,895 deaths in the 36 states and FCT.
The NCDC data showed that Bauchi topped the list of infections with 22 new cases, followed by Edo and the FCT with 17 cases respectively.
NCDC said report from Taraba state for October 28 showed two confirmed cases and 46 discharged while on October 29, there were 28 confirmed and 18 discharged cases.
It said that the report from Bauchi indicated 22 confirmed cases, one on October 29 and 21 on October 30, 10 discharged cases confirmed, five each on October 29 and October 30 respectively.
It said that only one discharged case was reported from Lagos state on October 29, while Sokoto reported zero cases on Saturday.
”There are currently 5,814 active coronavirus cases in the country while a total of 3,298,966 blood samples have been tested since the pandemic began across the country,” the public health agency said.