The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 143 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.
The NCDC in a tweet via its Twitter handle on Friday night, said a total of 9 States, including the FCT recorded the 143 infections in the last 24 hours.
According to the health agency, the 143 new cases brought the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 cases to 65,982.
It also noted that 1,165 people have died from complications resulting from the virus.
NCDC tweeted, “143 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;