Nigeria has recorded four deaths from coronavirus eight days after the last fatality was recorded in the country.
Four Nigerians were reported to have died from the dreaded Covid-19 complications on Tuesday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made the disclosure on its official Twitter handle Tuesday night, adding that 37 new cases were recorded in five states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The new cases have increased the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 166,098 with the new figure of fatalities standing at 2,071.
Lagos again took the lead in the number of the new cases with 29 and followed by Akwa Ibom with three cases. The Federal Capital Territory(FCT) recorded two while Gombe, Kaduna and Kano recorded one case respectively.
Data has also shown that 156,528 have been successfully treated and discharged after testing negative to the virus.
With a population of about 200 million, Nigeria has only conducted over two million tests and has so far vaccinated 1,929,237 million people with the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine.
At least, 440,000 healthcare workers have also received their first dose of the vaccine in Nigeria, according to the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib.