COVID-19: Nigeria records more cases as NCDC confirms 112 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 112 new infections of COVID-19 in the country.

The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Saturday.

The health agency said that with the 112 new infections recorded in 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FC T) the total confirmed cases nationwide has jumped to 64,996.

According to the centre, of the 112 new cases, FCT and Oyo State had 27 each, followed by Bayelsa and Rivers with nine infections each and Delta with seven infections.

Edo, Kaduna and Ogun have five each; Anambra, Katsina, Ondo, Osun and Plateau reported three each; Niger two, while Kano had one.

Nigeria had so far tested 705,809 people since the first confirmed COVID-19 case was reported on Feb. 27 this year.