Nigeria has recorded 591 new cases of COVID-19.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC made this known in a tweet on Friday. The tweet noted that the total number of infections in the country had hit 39, 539.
It also noted that Oyo State had the highest number of infections on Friday with 191 cases, followed by Lagos State with 168 cases.
Other states read as follows: FCT-61 Ondo-29 Osun-26 Ebonyi-24 Edo-23 Ogun-14 Rivers-13 Akwa Ibom-12 Kaduna-10 Katsina-6 Borno-4 Ekiti-3 Delta-3 Imo-3 Niger-1
So far, 16,559 patients have been discharged with 845 deaths recorded.