The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 70 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in five states.
The development brings the total number of active cases across the nation to 7,858. The public health agency made this known via a post on its verified Facebook page.
So far, the country has recorded a total of 164,303 cases with 2,061 deaths, while about 154,384 patients have been successfully treated and discharged.
The agency has recorded zero death for the last one week. The post reads, 70 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
A breakdown of cases by state via http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.