Rivers State recorded no new cases of the COVID-19, yesterday. The total number of confirmed cases in the state still stands at 482 with 208 discharged and 22 deaths.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its Twitter handle during its daily update of the COVID-19 in the country yesterday.
The Centre also announced 501 new cases of the virus in the country. Lagos recorded the highest number of cases with 195; FCT-50; Kano-42; Kaduna-27; Edo-26; Oyo-22; Imo-21; Gombe-17; Benue-12; Enugu-12; Delta-11; Anambra-11; Ebonyi-10; Nasarawa-9; Ogun-9; Bauchi-8; Kebbi-4; Akwa Ibom-3; Jigawa-3; Katsina-3; Yobe-2; Borno-2; Kwara-1; and Ondo-1.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 15,682 with 5101 discharged and 407 deaths.
Meanwhile, the NCDC has warned Nigerians to continue practicing good respiratory hygiene so as to stop the further spread of the pandemic, which currently has no cure. The commission advised Nigerians not to panic over the increased cases, as the country is on course to curb the spread of the virus.