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The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Nigeria has risen to 5,621, reports the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to the figures published by the centre on its official Twitter handle, the country has recorded 176 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 176 people have died while 1,472 have been discharged.
4.6 million people have been infected with the virus and 312,000 others have died all over the world.
While there are clinical tests and trials ongoing, there is no known cure for the virus.
Practising social distancing, wearing face masks, and cultivating good personal hygiene habits are preventive measures against the disease.