The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 938 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the country.
The new cases were confirmed in a tweet via the official Twitter account of the health agency on Thursday night.
With the latest update, the total number of infected persons in the country stands at 143,516.
NCDC tweeted, “938 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-236, FCT-123, Plateau-92, Benue-63, Katsina-53, Oyo-50, Osun-45, Kaduna-43, Edo-33, Ogun-31, Ebonyi-31, Akwa Ibom-30, Kano-26, Gombe-18, Bauchi-16, Delta-12, Imo-11, Cross River-10, Rivers-10, Niger-5.”
“143,516 confirmed, 118,012 discharged, 1,710 deaths.”