Nigeria Records 159 COVID-19 Cases, 74 More Recoveries

A file photo of a healthcare worker holding a COVID-19 test kit. TARSO SARRAF / AFP

 

Nigeria has witnessed a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases with 159 new infections reported within the past 24 hours.

In its latest update on Saturday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the new cases were recorded in 13 states.

Topping the list is Kaduna State with 47 new cases, followed by Enugu with 44 fresh infections and Benue with 36.

Other states include Delta – 10, Lagos – 7, Plateau – 5, Rivers – 3, Nasarawa – 2, Bauchi – 1, Bayelsa – 1, Edo – 1, Jigawa –…

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