Nigeria on Friday recorded its highest daily figure of confirmed coronavirus disease cases in nearly five weeks as 223 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
The new cases were confirmed in a tweet via the official Twitter account of the NCDC on Friday evening.
With the latest update, the total number of infected people in the country stands at 63, 731.
NCDC tweeted, “223 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-85, FCT-35, Akwa Ibom-24, Enugu-18, Plateau-13, Rivers-10, Abia-7, Ebonyi-6, Anambra-5, Adamawa-4, Bauchi-3, Imo-3, Ogun-3, Oyo-3, Kwara-2, Osun-1, Taraba-1.
“63,731 confirmed, 59,844 discharged and 1,154 deaths.”