Nigeria on Friday reported 627 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the nation’s total infections past the 15,000 mark, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said.
Earlier on Friday, Lagos announced it has discharged 90 COVID-19 patients after they fully recovered.
But there are concerns that the virus spread is getting worse across the country as the NCDC reported 600-plus new cases for two consecutive days, a first.
Meanwhile, authorities have warned that the number of cases will rise as testing capacity increases.
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According to the NCDC, the country has now confirmed at least 15,181 cases of the novel coronavirus with 399 deaths and 4,891 recovered patients.