The confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to 255,924 with additional 29 infections recorded Thursday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The NCDC announced this Friday morning on its official website.
It explained that the 29 new cases were reported from two states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Lagos, the epicenter for the disease, reported most cases confirmed on Thursday with 19 infections. Others included: Kaduna, seven cases and FCT, three.
NCDC said that the number of deaths since the outbreak of the disease remained 3,143, as no patients were confirmed dead from the virus on Thursday.
The agency also confirmed that a total of 249,977 Nigerians had recovered from the infection.
The NCDC disclosed that the country had so far tested 5,152,011 Nigerians for coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.
Meanwhile, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, (NPHCDA) COVID-19 Vaccination Update, as on Wednesday indicated that as at (May 18), in 36 states and the FCT, the country has vaccinated 25,648,407 people.
The NPHCDA revealed that 17,208,272 people were partially vaccinated.
It called on Nigerians yet to be fully vaccinated to ensure full vaccination.