A total of one hundred and fifty-six, 156, new cases of COVID-19 infections have been recorded in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced the figure on Friday night in a tweet via its official Twitter handle.
NCDC said Lagos State recorded 36 cases, while FCT followed with 35 cases.
Nigeria now has a total of 54,743 confirmed cases and 1,051 deaths.
“The tweet reads: 156 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;