The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 920 new infections of COVID-19 in the country, with six deaths in the last 24 hours.
The NCDC made the disclosure via its verified website on late on Friday.
PlatinumPost reports that since the outbreak of the disease last February, over 874,617 samples have been tested by the NCDC, out of which 77,933 turned out positive.
The public health agency also announced that 300 patients had been discharged after testing negative from the virus.
It said that the new infections were reported from 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the past 24 hours.
NCDC said a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre activated at Level 3 had continued to coordinate national response activities.
The agency noted that till date, 77,933 cases had been confirmed, 67,784, discharged and 1,218 deaths recorded in 36 states and the FCT.