Nigeria on Friday recorded 245 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing total infections in the country to 7,261.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed the new figures of cases in a tweet via its verified tweeter handle.
Breakdown of the 245 new cases of Covid-19
7261 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 335,538 people worldwide since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT on Friday.