Nigeria has recorded 454 new cases of the novel Coronavirus disease on Friday, bringing the total infection to 27,564.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the confirmation Friday night.
The health agency in its daily update said 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) reported the 454 new cases.
The centre also stated that 11,069 persons had been discharged while 628 persons have died.
Eighty-Seven of the cases were recorded in Lagos, 63 in Edo, 60 in FCT Abuja, 41 in Ondo, 32 in Benue, 31 in Abia, 29 in Ogun, 19 in Oyo, 17 in Kaduna, 16 in Delta, 15 in Enugu, 14 in Borno, nine in Plateau, eight in Nasarawa, five in Kano, four in Bauchi, two in Gombe, one each in Katsina and Kogi States.