Nigeria has announced additional 206 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 169,884 as of July 20, 2021.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official website on Wednesday morning.

It noted that there was no COVID-19 related death on Tuesday while the country’s total fatality stood at 2,128.

The agency disclosed that 23 people, who had recovered from the disease, were discharged from isolation centres across the country.

The NCDC added that to date, 164,733 recoveries were recorded nationwide in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

It added that the nation’s active cases stood at 2,286.