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8 states record 65 new cases of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded a decline in COVID-19 cases recently.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 65 COVID-19 infections were reported in eight states and the federal capital territory (FCT) on Wednesday.

The states that reported fresh infections are Plateau (22), FCT (21), Rivers (12), Bauchi (4), Lagos (2). Bayelsa, Edo, Jigawa and Kaduna states reported one case each.

The agency said Wednesday’s report include 10 cases and 328 recoveries from the FCT for November 8; while eight deaths are a backlog from Edo state.

The NCDC data showed that 322 persons were discharged after they recovered from the infection.

The country has recorded so far 212,894 COVID infections, 204,675 recoveries and 2,922 deaths.

Editing by Tina Oyinsan