101 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, in eleven states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
This brings the total number of confirmed infections so far to 162,489.
NCDC announced this on Saturday night via a post on its verified Facebook page.
The health agency also reported 219 recoveries, bringing the total number of discharged cases in the country so far to 150,205.
Two patients also died of the virus’ complications in the last 24 hours.
The report reads: “101 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;