According to an update posted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) on Saturday, the country recorded a backlog of 11 covid-19 related deaths from Edo State, bringing the country’s fatality toll to 2,960.
The NCDC also confirmed that 51 new cases of the coronavirus were recorded across 5 states of the federation, raising the total number of confirmed infections in Nigeria to 213,127.
The breakdown of the NCDC data revealed that Katsina State topped the chart with 34 cases, while Lagos State recorded 11.
The NCDC added that out of the 11 cases recorded in Lagos, five were backlog for November 12, 2021.
Meanwhile, Kano State in the North-west recorded 3 cases, Cross-River State reported a backlog of 2 cases while Bauchi State in the Northeast reported a single case.
The health agency also noted that the total number of discharged cases has increased to 205,491.