Rivers State has recorded 2 new cases of the COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 35 with 2 discharged and 2 deaths.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made this known during its daily update of the COVID-19 in the country yesterday.
The Centre further announced 176 new cases in the country. Lagos recorded the highest number of the new cases with 95; 31-Oyo 11-FCT 8-Niger 8-Borno 6-Jigawa 4-Kaduna 3-Anambra 2-Edo 2-Rivers 2-Nasarawa 2-Bauchi 1-Benue 1-Zamfara.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 5621, with 1472 discharged and176 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.