Nigeria on Friday recorded 462 new COVID-19 cases.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirmed this on its Twitter handle, and said the fresh cases were recorded in 15 states of the federation and Abuja.
It added that one person died from complications resulting from the virus on Friday.
Thereafter, the number of COVID-19 fatalities increased from 878 to 879.
Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 43,151.
Meanwhile, 19,565 patients have been discharged from various isolation facilities across the country as on Friday night
The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: FCT (93), Lagos (78), Plateau (64), Kaduna (54), Oyo (47), Ondo (32), Adamawa (23), Bauchi (19), Rivers (9) and, Ogun (9).
Others are – Delta (9), Edo (7), Kano (6), Enugu (6), Nasarawa (5) and, Osun (1).
The NCDC said: “43,151 cases of #COVID-19 in Nigeria.
“Discharged: 19,565 AND Deaths: 879.”