Nigeria has recorded 340 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The new infections bring the country’s total caseload to 51,304 with a combined death toll of 996; 37,885 persons have recovered from the virus.
The health agency released the latest figures in a late-night tweet on Friday.
Of the new cases, Kaduna reported the highest among the states with 63, while the FCT ranked second with 51.
Other regions with new cases include;