Nigeria, on Friday, confirmed 170 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total cases registered in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic to 62,691, according to Nigerian health authorities.
It is now the 13th consecutive week that Nigeria’s COVID-19 daily infections have fallen below 300.
Meanwhile, three deaths from the coronavirus were registered on Friday, raising the death toll to 1,144, according to an update by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
Over the past two weeks, COVID-19-related daily fatalities in Nigeria have been lower than 10.
The 170 new cases are reported from 11 states- Lagos (106), FCT (25), Oyo (14), Edo (7), Kaduna (7), Ogun (4), Bauchi (2), Benue (2), Kano (1), Osun (1), Rivers (1).