The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) says 343 new infections of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) have been confirmed across the country
The public health body made the announcement via its verified website on Thursday.
According to the body, the total number of deaths through COVID-19 in the country has risen to 1,179.
The latest number of infections brings the total number of cases in the country to 68,303.
Acccording to it, the new infections were reported from 13 states of the federation.
Abuja recorded 123 infections the highest number of cases for the day, while Lagos confirmed 106, Kaduna reported 72 and Nasarawa had 14 new infections.
Other states were; Rivers-5, Bauchi-4, Imo-4, Ogun-4, Ekiti-3, Edo-2, Oyo-2, Plateau-2, Akwa Ibom-1 and Kano-1