The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC in an update posted on its Facebook page on Friday confirmed 35 new cases of the coronavirus across five states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The health agency did not report any fresh Covid-19 related death.
According to the breakdown of the data, Rivers state registered 15 cases while Katsina recorded 8 cases followed by FCT – 6, Gombe – 4, Ekiti – 1, Kano – 1.
The reported 35 new infections have brought the total number of confirmed cases to 253,540 while 229,983 people have recovered and have been discharged, the NCDC added.
With no additional Covid-19 related death recorded for the day, the death toll from the virus still stands at 3,136.