The implication is that Nigeria remains without an approved rapid test kit.
Nigeria’s confirmed cases shot up by 387 on Friday taking the total number of infections to 9302.
A breakdown of the new cases as released by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) shows that Lagos State had 254 followed by FCT with 29, Jigawa-24, Edo-22 and Oyo -15.
The rest are: Rivers-14, Kaduna-11 ,Borno-6, Kano-3 ,Plateau-2 ,Yobe-2, Gombe-2, Bauchi-2, and Ondo-1.
A total of 2697 have been discharged so far while 261 deaths have occurred.