Nigeria has recorded a drop on its COVID-19 infections on Saturday with 210 new cases confirmed in 12 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).
The Saturday’s figure is a 56 percent decrease from Friday’s 477 new cases, according to data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday.
Lagos recorded the most cases on Saturday with 79 new positive samples, followed by Edo with 20, and Anambra with 19.
Other states that recorded new infections include Rivers (18), Ondo (15), Gombe (14), Oyo (13), Kaduna (11), Ekiti (8), Delta (6), FCT (5), Bayelsa (1), and Kano (1).
The agency said 282 patients were discharged on Saturday after recovering from the infection.
With the new figure, the total number of COVID-19 recoveries in Nigeria stands at 192,421.
Two persons were confirmed to have died of coronavirus complications, raising the current death toll to 2,673.
A total of 204,201 coronavirus infections have now been confirmed in the country.