Nigeria recorded eight new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said.
The NCDC said the new were reported in Rivers State-four, the FCT- three and Kwara State-one.
The centre noted that no COVID-19 related fatality was recorded.
It added that 45 people were discharged after testing negative to the COVID-19 virus. The NCDC said the nation’s total recoveries increased to 163,528 as of June 16.
The agency stated that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level II, continues to coordinate the national response activities.
2,231,409, people have been tested since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced on Feb. 27.