The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that 132 samples tested positive for COVID19 in the country.
In the agency’s statement for July 16, the news cases were reported in five states and the federal capital territory (FCT).
The states that recorded new infections are Lagos (109), Rivers (16), Gombe (3), Katsina (2), FCT (1), and Nasarawa (1).
The NCDC said Friday’s report includes data from Lagos for July 15.
No deaths were reported on Friday, leaving the number of fatalities at 2,126.
According to the agency, four persons were discharged after recovering from the infection.
So far, 169,206 cases of COVID19 have been confirmed, with 164,666 recoveries in Nigeria.