According to an update posted by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on it’s official Facebook page late Friday, Nigeria registered three Covid-19 related deaths with 477 new cases across 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
With the 477 new cases, Nigeria’s total infection from the pandemic now stands at 203,991 while the fatality toll has increased to 2,671.
The report indicated that confirmed cases from Kaduna State include unreported 29 cases for Thursday and 39 cases recorded on Friday.
It also noted that four states, Nasarawa, Ondo, Osun and Sokoto States recorded no fresh cases.
The breakdown shows that Lagos, Nigeria’s coronavirus epicentre, topped the infections chart on Friday with 113 cases followed by Rivers State with 79 cases.
The FCT and Kaduna reported 68 cases each. However, Kaduna’s figure is a combination of statistics of Thursday and Friday.
Meanwhile, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Edo and Bayelsa states from the South-south region, recorded 37, nine, seven, six and two cases respectively.
Also, Abia State from the South-east region reported 36 cases while the trio of Oyo, Ekiti and Ogun State from the South-west recorded 16, six and a case respectively.
Both Benue and Plateau States from the North-central Nigeria recorded 12 and nine cases respectively, while Katsina and Jigawa from the North-west region also reported four and three cases respectively.
The last on the log is Yobe State from the North-east region which reported a single case on Friday.
The disease centre noted that 192,139 persons have recovered from the infection and have been discharged.