The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that two persons died of complications from the coronavirus infection in the country on Wednesday.
In an update published on its Facebook page late Wednesday night, the agency added that 377 new cases were also reported across 15 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.
The NCDC noted that the infection toll has raised to 203,081 cases while the death toll now stands at 2,666. It also said that a total of 191,609 Nigerians have been discharged nationwide, while 8,806 are currently ill.A breakdown of the NCDC data shows that Lagos State reported 70 new cases, followed by the FCT with 67 cases, while Kaduna recorded 38 on the log.
Edo, Rivers and Delta submitted 36, 28 and 23 respectively, followed by Kwara with 22 cases; Ondo,18; Plateau 17, while Oyo recorded 16 cases.
Similarly, Benue recorded 12 cases, Ekiti, 10 cases, Gombe , eight cases, while Kano recorded seven cases.
Imo State recorded three cases, and Jigawa confirmed two cases.