Nigeria recorded 246 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Saturday, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control revealed.
The record shows that Lagos is still the epicentre with 66 confirmed infections trailed by Plateau and FCT with 62 and 43 respectively.
NCDC on its Twitter handle said “On the 21st of November 2020, 246 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.
“The 246 new cases are reported from 11 states- Lagos (66), Plateau (63), FCT (48), Kaduna (21), Bayelsa (19), Rivers (12), Niger (9), Ogun (4), Ekiti (2), Bauchi (1), and Osun (1).”
On the caseloads for the pandemic, the health agency tweeted “Till date, 66,228 cases have been confirmed, 61,884 cases have been discharged and 1,166 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“A multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities,” it added.