Nigeria on Thursday recorded 601 new cases  of COVID-19 bringing the total number of cases in the country to 200,957.

Seven more deaths due to COVID-19 complications were recorded on Thursday bringing the total  number of deaths to 2,647.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed in its COVID update released on Thursday night.

According to the agency’s report, the new cases were reported from 17 states: Lagos (173), Edo (97), FCT (68), Rivers (50), Delta (45), Kaduna (28), Ondo (28), Akwa Ibom (25), Bayelsa (16), Imo (16), Plateau (15), Anambra (12), Ekiti (11), Cross River (6), Oyo (6), Gombe (3), and Benue (2).