The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday recorded six additional deaths and 123 new infections from the coronavirus disease across 12 states of the federation.
The NCDC made this known on its Facebook page on Friday morning.
The public health institute noted that the death toll from the disease increased to 3,123 from 3,117 reported 24 hours earlier, when it recorded a single death, adding that the new confirmed cases have increased infection toll to 251,694, including currently active cases of 23,174.
While there is no backlog of infections and discharged cases reported, NCDC noted that 225,455 people have been successfully treated and discharged nationwide since the outbreak of the infection.
According to its data, Edo State topped the infection chart with 38 cases, followed by Osun and Rivers States with 25 and 22 cases respectively.
Kaduna State also reported 12 cases; Oyo State, 10; Kwara, six; and Ogun State reported three cases.
Bauchi and Kano States reported two cases each while Borno, Delta and Ekiti states reported a single case each.