The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 600 new cases of the Coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 155,076.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle @NCDCgov early Saturday morning.
The agency also registered 11 COVID-19-related deaths, raising the total number of fatality in the country to 1,902.
NCDC stated that the new infections were registered across 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory in the past 24 hours.
The 600 new cases are reported from: Lagos (169), Taraba (92), Ogun (65), Cross River (57), FCT (38), Rivers (28), Kwara (26), Akwa Ibom (25), Osun (21), Plateau (12), Borno (9), Gombe (9), Abia (8), Ebonyi (8), Ekiti (7), Kano (7), Delta (6), Oyo (6), Bauchi (3), Nasarawa (3), and Sokoto (1).
According to the centre, a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities in the country.
The NCDC said its discharge for Friday included 204 community recoveries in Lagos State, 124 in Kwara State, 121 in Osun State, and 73 in Rivers State, all managed in line with its guidelines.
The health agency also said that it added data registered from Taraba State over the past two days.
The NCDC said that the number of active COVID-19 cases in the country currently stood at 20,608 as of the past 24 hours.
It will be recalled that the country recorded its first COVID-19, an imported case from Italy on February 27, 2021 through an Italian man who travelled to Lagos State.
Till date, the country has confirmed 155,076 cases, out of which 132,544 cases have been discharged after successful treatment，and 1,902 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the FCT.
So far, the country has tested 1,489,103 people.
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