The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has discharged 796 more people who testted negative for COVID-19 in the following their treatment.
NCDC through its Twitter states that nation’s total recoveries had increased to 156,250 in the past 24 hours while active cases stood at 7,823.
Thirty new COVID-19 infections were however reported in three states, and the total number of cases in the country risen to 165,370 adding that Lagos had 21, Adamawa, eight and Rivers, one.
NCDC, said no new death was recorded from the disease which had already claimed 2,065 lives nationwide.
Since the pandemic broke out in February 2020, Nigeria has carried out 1,939,165 tests across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).