Federal public health agency, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the country has recorded 550 new cases of COVID-19.
The body made this known via its Twitter handle.
At present, the agency said the total cases in Nigeria is now 70,195.
The total number of deaths is now 1,182.
Lagos has the highest figure of 219 cases followed by Kaduna which recorded 52 ,
Others are: Kwara, 19; Kano and Rivers, 15 each; Sokoto, 10; Enugu , 9; and Gombe, 8.
Plateau and Osun recorded 7 each; Anambra and Oyo, 5 each; Jigawa and Ogun, 4 each; Bauchi 2; Edo, 1; and the FCT, 168.