The agency said the new cases were reported across 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
It said Lagos reported 29 cases, Rivers 19, Zamfara 6, Akwa Ibom 4, Edo 4, Osun 4, Plateau 4, Ogun 3, Kano 3, Nasarawa 2, FCT 1 and Oyo 1.
NCDC however said 154,285 people had recovered from the deadly virus, representing recovery rate of 94 per cent, as the number of recoveries on Thursday increased by 15 in the country.
It said that the country had also tested 1,803,177 people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on Feb. 27, 2020.
The NCDC noted that as at April 15, the country’s active case stood at 7,669. (NAN)