The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that there are 1544 new cases of COVID-19.
According to NCDC, Lagos recorded 739 fresh cases, the highest for the day.
Other states with fresh cases include Plateau-168, FCT-153, Oyo-91, Nasarawa-90, Rivers-80, Kaduna-35, Edo-33, Kano-29, Ogun-21, Delta-19, Sokoto-16, Akwa Ibom-11, Ebonyi-11, Enugu-10, Osun-10, Niger-9, Bauchi-8, Kebbi-8, Katsina-2 and Taraba-1.
Nigeria now has 97,478 confirmed cases. 78,552 patients have so far been discharged. Sadly, 1,342 deaths have been recorded since the first case was confirmed in February 2019.