Nigeria has recorded 600 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the disclosure late Friday night.
The centre also announced 341 recoveries but 3 new deaths were recorded.
20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded new cases.
While Lagos recorded the day’s highest toll with 129, FCT recorded 118 new cases.
Oyo also recorded 87 new cases with Kano recording 55 new cases.
Others are Benue -42, Enugu-35,Kwara-28, Imo-16, Ogun-13, Kaduna-12, Ondo-12, Delta-11, Edo-11, Plateau-8, Nasarawa-6, Ekiti-6, Niger-6, Borno-4, Abia-4, and Gombe-3.
Since the index case was confirmed on February 27, 2020, Nigeria has recorded 35,454 cases of the disease.
While 14,633 cases have been discharged after their recovery, a total of 772 fatalities have been recorded.