The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 920 new infections of COVID-19 in the country, with six deaths in 24 hours.
The NCDC made the disclosure via its verified website on Friday.
Since the outbreak of the disease last February, over 874,617 samples have been tested by the NCDC, out of which 77,933 turned out positive.
The public health agency announced that the country had recorded six additional deaths in the past 24 hours.
The NCDC also disclosed that 300 patients had been discharged after testing negative from the virus.
It said the new infections were reported from 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the past 24 hours.
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