The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday.
The agency also registered 11 COVID-19 deaths, raising the total number of fatality in the country to 1,902
It stated that the 600 new cases were reported from 21 states， namely： Lagos (169), Taraba (92), Ogun (65), Cross River (57), FCT (38), Rivers (28), Kwara (26), Akwa Ibom (25), Osun (21), Plateau (12), Borno and Gombe （nine each）.
Abia and Ebonyi recorded eight each, while Ekiti and Kano confirmed seven each, just as Delta reported six, and Oyo- eight.
Bauchi and Nasarawa states rcorded three cases each, and Sokoto had one.
According to the centre， a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities in the country.
It will be recalled that the country recorded its first COVID-19 case, an imported case from Italy on Feb. 27, 2021 through an Italian man who travelled to Lagos state, the country’s largest city and one of the continent’s biggest metropolises.
Till date, the country has confirmed 155,076 cases, out of which 132，544 cases have been discharged after successful treatment，and 1，902 deaths have sadly been recorded in 36 states and the FCT.
So far， the country has tested 1,489,103 people since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced a year ago. (NAN)