The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 479 fresh cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 21 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The total number of recorded cases in the country since the outbreak of the virus, has risen to 156,496.
The health agency made the announcement yesterday night while giving a report on daily cases and deaths via its verified Twitter handle.
According to the report, about 9 persons died in the last 24 hours due to complications from the dreaded virus.
The report reads: “479 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
“A breakdown of cases by state can be found via http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng”.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria’s allocation of the first batch of 3.92 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived the country yesterday amid jubilation from Nigerians.