Nigeria has recorded 662 new cases of the novel Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 150,908.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) disclosed this in a late night tweet on Friday.

The Health Agency said the country also recorded 10 fresh COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours under review.

The Centre said the new cases were reported from 23 states including the Federal Capital Territory FCT.

According to NCDC, of the new cases, 167 were recorded in Lagos, 116 in FCT, 45 in Ogun, 44 in Kano, 35 in Akwa Ibom and 34 in Edo state.

Other states with new cases include, Rivers-27 Kaduna-23 Osun-23 Kwara-22 Taraba-22 Oyo-20 Ondo-19 Plateau-14 Abia-11 Imo-11 Nasarawa-7 Niger-6 Bayelsa-5 Delta-5 Enugu-3 Ekiti-2 Jigawa-1.

NCDC said till date, 150,908 case have been confirmed, 127,500 treated and discharged and 1,813 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory FCT.

The Health Agency said a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities nationwide.



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