The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said that the country’s COVID-19 active cases increased by 558.
The new cases bring the total number of confirmed infections in the country to to 178, 821.
The NCDC made this known on its website on Friday morning.
The agency noted that the newly recorded infections were reported across 15 states and the FCT.
NCDC posted, “558 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-376, Oyo-33, Akwa Ibom-26, FCT-22, Imo-15, Bayelsa-13, Ekiti-13, Kano-12, Ogun-11, Plateau-11, Delta-9, Jigawa-6, Rivers-4, Zamfara-4, Edo-2, Ebonyi-1.
“178,821 confirmed, 164,930 discharged, 2,141 deaths.
“Today’s report includes 0 cases from Kaduna, Nasarawa, Ondo, and Osun States. A breakdown of cases by state via http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.”