The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 170 confirmed new cases of COVID-19.

The public health agency also announced three deaths resulted from the coronavirus disease.

This was made known by the NCDC via its Twitter account on Friday.


It said that the new confirmed cases bring the nation’s total number of COVID-19 infections to 62,691.

The NCDC also disclosed that 181 patients were successfully treated and have now been discharged from isolation centres across the country.

It further said that Lagos State reported 106 cases of the new virus, followed by FCT with 25 cases, Oyo had 14 cases. Edo and Kaduna reported 7 cases each, while Ogun had 4 cases.

Other states are Bauchi-2, Benue-2, Kano-1, Osun-1 and Rivers-1.

Nigeria now has 62,691 confirmed cases, 58,430 cases have been discharged with 1,144 deaths recorded, according to the agency.

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