By Augustine Akhilomen
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 462 fresh cases of coronavirus.
NCDC made this known on Friday night via its official twitter handle.
The new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 15 states and the FCT which brings the country’s total infections to 43, 151 and 879 deaths.
Also, the NCDC data showed that of the number of persons infected with the virus in Nigeria, 19,565 have been discharged.
The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: FCT (93), Lagos (78), Plateau (64), Kaduna (54), Oyo (47), Ondo (32), Adamawa (23), Bauchi (19), Rivers (9) and, Ogun (9).
Others are – Delta (9), Edo (7), Kano (6), Enugu (6), Nasarawa (5) and, Osun (1).