After the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported seven deaths and 601 fresh cases on Thursday, the agency on Friday recorded two deaths from the pandemic as well as 337 new infections across 15 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT),showing a sharp drop in the infection within 24hours.
The agency in an update on its Facebook page showed that Lagos atop the infection chart with 142 cases.
The new cases raised the total number of infections in the country to 201,129 and the total death toll now stands at 2,649.
It added that 189,608 cases have been cleared and discharged, while 9,039 are still down with the illness.
Excluding Lagos with the highest daily figure of infections, Rivers, Edo and Delta State followed with 32, 30 and 25 cases respectively.
Kwara State followed with 23 cases; Oyo, 16; Plateau, 12; while the FCT recorded 11 cases.
Likewise, Akwa Ibom and Kano states registered 10 cases each; Ogun, three, while Ekiti, Gombe, and Imo states recorded two cases each.
The NCDC said Nasarawa State came last on the log with a single case.