Records from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) say 184 new cases of COVID-19 emerged in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 4,871.

In addition, the country recorded six deaths on Wednesday bringing the total number of deaths to 164.

Latest figures show that 4,787 cases have been confirmed in Nigeria out of which 3,737 were active, 1,070 cases have been discharged.

The NCDC said, “The 184 new cases are reported from 22 States- Lagos(51), Jigawa(23), Bauchi(16), Katsina(16), Kano(14), FCT(10), Rivers(10), Kwara(9), Delta(5), Kaduna(5), Sokoto(4), Oyo(4), Kebbi(3), Nasarawa (3), Osun(3), Ondo(2), Ebonyi(1), Edo(1), Enugu(1), Anambra(1), Plateau (1), Niger (1).

NCDC has continued to urge Nigerians to take responsibility to prevent the spread of the disease by supporting one another.

The body said that the best way Nigerians could protect themselves and their community was with everyday preventive actions, including staying at home when they were sick and washing hands with soap and water, to help slow the spread of respiratory illness.

NCDC is mandated, in the Act establishing it, to support States in responding to disease outbreaks.

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