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.
You may be interested
NIMASA, Shippers’ Council collaborate to curb delay, corruption at portsWebby - April 23, 2021
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) are to implement joint measures to…
Merkel to face grilling in Germany’s Wire card probeWebby - April 23, 2021
Germany’s probe into the shocking collapse of payments firm Wire card reaches its climax on Friday, with Chancellor Angela Merkel…
Human Trafficking: NAPTIP seeks army partnership to boost capacityWebby - April 23, 2021
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has sought the partnership of the Nigerian army to…