BY BUKOLA BARDI
Nigeria has hit the ten thousand mark in recoveries from the novel coronavirus disease since it broke out in February this year.
This follows the successful treatment of ten thousand, one hundred and fifty two patients from the ravaging pandemic.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, NCDC announced this in its daily Covid-19 update.
It also confirmed seven hundred and ninety new cases of covid19 in twenty one states with Delta coming first this time around having recorded one hundred and sixty six infections in the last twenty four hours.
Lagos is second on the list with one hundred and twenty cases, Enugu sixty eight, forty three in Ogun while Ondo recorded thirty three new infections.
Other states are, FCT-65, Edo-60, Kano-41, Kaduna-39, Rivers-32, Bayelsa-29, Katsina-21, Imo-20, Kwara-18, Oyo-11, Abia-10, Benue-6, Gombe-4, Yobe-2, Bauchi-2, Kebbi-2
According to the NCDC, the total number of Covid-19 cases in Nigeria is now twenty six thousand, four hundred and eighty four.
Death Toll from the virus has however risen to six hundred and three.