Nigeria on Friday recorded 324 fresh COVID-19 cases.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 10 states of the federation and Abuja.
It added that the number of COVID-19fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,179 as at Friday night.
Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 68,627.
Meanwhile, 64,467 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from various isolation facilities in the country.
The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (115), FCT (110), Kaduna (57), Taraba (9), Akwa Ibom (8), Plateau (6), Bauchi (4), Ekiti (4), Kano (4), Katsina (4), and Rivers (3).