NCDC has recorded 196 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s total infections to 1,728.
According to a tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in the early hours of Thursday, of the new infections, 87 are in Lagos, 24 are in Kano, while 18 are in Gombe.
17 were recorded in Kaduna, 16 in the FCT, 10 in Katsina, 8 in Sokoto, 7 in Edo, 6 in Borno and 1 each in Yobe, Ebonyi and Adamawa states.
307 persons have been discharged while 51 deaths have, so far, been recorded.
The novel coronavirus has now spread to 34 of the 36 states of the country including the FCT.