The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday night confirmed 288 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.
NCDC made the confirmation in a post on its Twitter handle.
It brings the total number of confirmed cases to 5445.
The tweet reads: “288 new cases of COVID-19.
“179-Lagos, 20-Kaduna, 15-Katsina,15-Jigawa, 13-Borno, 11-Ogun, 8-Kano, 7-FCT,4-Niger, 4-Ekiti, 3-Oyo, 3-Delta, 3-Bauchi, 2-Kwara, 1-Edo State.
“5445 cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria
“Discharged: 1320. Deaths: 171.”