Nigeria on Saturday recorded its highest number of COVID-19 cases in one day since the index case of the pandemic was discovered in the in the country.
Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC confirmed 553 fresh cases of the coronavirus disease. This brings the total number of cases in the country to 9855.
NCDC gave the update on its official Twitter handle. The tweet read:
“553 new cases of #COVID19;
“9855 cases of #COVID19Nigeria
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