Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday announced that Nigeria recorded 221 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle which was the lowest for a period of time now.
The 221 new cases announced on Wednesday was the lowest number of cases recorded in the country for sometime.
NCDC said that there were more persons who died of COVID-19 related complications in the country in the last 24 hours.
It said the national death toll is 1,010.
The agency further stated that the total number of recovered cases in the country now stand st 40,281.
It said the 221 new cases were reported in 20 states.
The agency said that Plateau State reported 60, which was the highest of the day.
Among others were FCT, 33, Kaduna, 26, Rivers, 18, Lagos, 17, Enugu, 9 , Kwara, 9, Ondo, 9, Nasarawa, 6, Gombe, 5, Anambra, 5, Delta, 4, Abia, 4, Imo, 3, Edo, 2, Ogun, 2, Oyo, 2, Osun, 2, Bauchi, 1, and Kano, 1.