The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has tested 2,180,444 samples for the coronavirus as the country has 102 additional infections.
The NCDC announced the new numbers on its official website on Tuesday .
The health department found that the additional infections increased the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 166,918.
“On June 8, 2021, a total of 102 new confirmed cases were registered in Nigeria.
“To date, 166,918 cases have been confirmed, 163,259 cases discharged, and 2,117 deaths recorded in 36 states and the federal capital territory.
” The 102 new cases have been reported from nine states – Ondo (68), Bayelsa (17), Kaduna (5), Lagos (3), Rivers (3), Akwa Ibom (2), Gombe (2), Ebonyi (1) and Oyo (1) ”, it says.
According to the health authority, a multi-sectoral national emergency response center (EOC) activated at level 2 continues to have the national response act ivities coordinated.
The agency added that the country’s active cases were now at 1,542.