No new infection was reported in Lagos on Thursday as Nigeria confirms 47 more cases of COVID-19 in parts of the country.

These fresh infections were reported in seven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a Facebook post on Friday morning.

While no new death was recorded, Plateau reported the highest number of infections – 16 and was followed by the FCT and Rivers where eight more cases were confirmed respectively.

Similarly, Gombe and Kaduna reported four cases each, Edo and Kano had three each, while Bauchi recorded one new infection.


This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 214,317, out of which 207,357 people have been discharged and 2,978 deaths have been recorded.

While the NCDC said 3,969 cases are active, the agency stated that it has collected and tested a total of 3,580,510 samples since the country recorded its first case of the virus