The total number of recorded cases in the country since the outbreak of the virus, has risen to 156,496.
The health agency made the announcement yesterday night while giving a report on daily cases and deaths via its verified Twitter handle.
According to the report, about 9 persons died in the last 24 hours due to complications from the dreaded virus.
The report reads: “479 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
“A breakdown of cases by state can be found via http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng”.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria’s allocation of the first batch of 3.92 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived the country yesterday amid jubilation from Nigerians.
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