The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Nigeria on Thursday recorded 83 new cases of COVID-19 raising the total confirmed cases in the country to 163,581.

According to the health agency, zero death was recorded for the seventh day, as the death toll remains 2058.

NCDC said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The states with new COVID-19 cases are : Lagos-22, Rivers-18, Nasarawa-9
Cross River-8, Ondo-6, Delta-5, Akwa Ibom-4
Bauchi-3, Zamfara-2, Kaduna-2, Ebonyi-1
Sokoto-1, Ekiti-1 and Kano-1

According to the agency, recoveries increased to 154,005, while active cases fell to 7,690.

So far, 1,803,177 samples had been tested since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on Feb.27, 2020.