Rivers State has recorded 5 new cases of the COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 121, with 32 discharged and 9 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 229 new cases of the COVID-19, in the country. Lagos recorded the highest number of the new cases with 90; Katsina-27; Imo-26; Kano-23; FCT-14; Plateau-12; Ogun-9; Delta-7; Borno-5; Rivers-5; Oyo-4; Gombe-3; Osun-2; Anambra-1; and Bayelsa-1
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 8068 with 3311 discharged and 233 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.