Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 610 cases of COVID 19, raising the country’s infection tally to 179,118.
According to the Nigerian Centre for disease control, NCDC, the new cases were recorded in 13 states as Lagos leads with 281 cases followed by rivers and Akwa Ibom with 152 and 85 cases respectively.
Other states that recorded new cases are Ogun (21), Oyo (21), Ekiti (14), FCT (13), Delta (7), Edo (6), Ondo (4), Bayelsa (2), Kano (2) and Plateau (2).
The NCDC also revealed that 2 persons died from covid 19 related complications, which brings the country’s fatality toll to 2,194.
Also, 149 people were discharged on Tuesday after recovering from the infection.