By Eseoghene Emuke
A total of 1070 patients have been discharged after testing negative to the novel coronavirus across the country.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Wednesday while announcing 184 new cases of the virus in the country.
This brings to 4971, the total number of persons that have contracted the virus.
It said the 184 new cases were recorded in 21 states and the FCT Abuja.
Lagos State led the pack with new 51 while Niger Delta states such as Delta, Rivers, Ondo and Edo also recorded new cases.
“184 new cases of #COVID19; 51-Lagos 23-Jigawa 16-Bauchi 16-Katsina 14-Kano 10-FCT 10-Rivers 9-Kwara 5-Delta 5-Kaduna 4-Sokoto 4-Oyo 3-Kebbi 3-Nasarawa 3-Osun 2-Ondo 1-Ebonyi 1-Edo 1-Enugu 1-Anambra 1-Plateau 1-Niger.
“4971 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. Discharged: 1070. Deaths: 164”, NCDC stated on its verified Twitter handle.