On Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 11 new deaths, bringing the total death toll in the country to 2 933, TopNaija reports.
53 new coronavirus cases were also reported bringing the total number of infections in the country to 212,947.
The NCDC stated this in its daily COVID-19 report on Friday morning.
However, the 53 new cases were from seven states and the FCT “Lagos-19, the FCT-7, Plateau-7, Rivers-7, Imo-5, Kano-4, Zamfara-2, Bayelsa-1 and Gombe-1.”
The 53 additional cases indicate a decrease from the 65 cases reported in the country the previous day.
NCDC said a total of 205,000 Nigerians had been discharged across the country.
The agency also said that the country currently had 5,297 active coronavirus cases, while a total of 3,392,457 blood samples had been tested since the pandemic began across the country.
The NCDC added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continued to coordinate the national response activities.
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