Nigeria on Friday witnessed a significant drop in new infections of Coronavirus Disease.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on its Twitter handle on Friday night.
The NCDC said the country recorded 454 new infections.
This marks a significant drop compared with figures of the last three days, with the country’s highest single-day infection of 790 recorded on Thursday.
Lagos State accounted for 87 of the new infections, while Edo State had 63 and the Federal Capital Territory 60.
Others were Ondo, 41; Benue, 32; Abia, 31; Ogun, 29; Oyo, 19; Kaduna, 17; Delta, 16; Enugu, 15; Borno, 14; Plateau, 9; Nasarawa, 8; Kano, 5; Bauchi, 4; Gombe, 2; Katsina, 1; and Kogi, 1.
The 454 new cases brought to 27,564 the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country, with 628 deaths recorded and 11,069 successfully treated and discharged.