Again, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced another 74 new cases from the coronavirus on Thursday.
While the NCDC also reported another death from the coronavirus complications, it says the 74 new cases of the disease were reported in nine states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known in an update on its official Facebook handle Friday morning, noting that the fatality toll from the disease is now 2,121.
The agency said the 74 new cases raised the total infections in the country to 167,692.
Again, with 49 cases, Lagos has more than half of the 74 new infections recorded on Thursday while Ondo State reported 13, Oyo and Rivers States reported three each.
Kaduna State recorded two cases as Ekiti, Gombe, Jigawa, Ogun and the FCT reported one infection each.
According to the NCDC data, a total of 164,273 people have been discharged in hospitals across Nigeria after treatment.
The NCDC data also showed that over 1,300 active COVID-19 cases are still in the country.
Nigeria has so far tested a total of over 2.3 million samples out of about 200 million population.