As the battle against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 82 new cases of deadly disease in eight states and the federal capital territory.
The COVID-19 result was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update for Wednesday, November 17.
According to the agency, the states with the new infections are Rivers (52), Kano (9), Kebbi (6), Kaduna (5), Plateau (5), Enugu (3), while Bauchi and Lagos reported one case each.
The NCDC said 39 people were discharged after they recovered from the infection. Meanwhile, no COVID fatality was reported on Wednesday.
Nigeria now has 213,403 confirmed cases, 206,245 recoveries and 2,973 deaths across the 36 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).