The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC have recorded additional 571 new cases of COVID19 in the country raising the total number of confirmed cases to 153,187.

The health agency in its late night tweets also announced 12 deaths in the country raising the death toll to 1,874 across the 36states and the federal Capital Territory.

The 571 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos (170), Ogun (65), FCT (45), Kwara (34), Abia (32), Enugu (32), Kano (25), Oyo (22), Ondo (21), Rivers (19), Kaduna (19), Benue (18), Bayelsa (12), Kebbi (12), Nasarawa (11), Akwa Ibom (9), Delta (8), Ekiti (6), Niger (5), Bauchi (3) and Imo (3)

According to the NCDC, ” Our discharges today include 214 community recoveries in Lagos State, 61 in FCT and 11 in Benue State managed in line with protocols”