The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has affirmed 550 new instances of COVID-19 contaminations in the nation.
NCDC expressed this through its checked Twitter handle on Tuesday night.
The wellbeing office said that the 550 new cases had taken the all out number of contaminations in Nigeria to 70,195.
It likewise revealed that it recorded an extra COVID-19 related demise to take the all out number of fatalities in Nigeria to 1,182.
The 550 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 16 States and the FCT, with Lagos retaining the highest figure of 219 cases.
Other States were Kaduna, 52 cases, Kwara, 19; Kano and Rivers, 15 each; Sokoto, 10; Enugu , 9; and Gombe, 8.
Level and Osun recorded 7 each; Anambra and Oyo, 5 each; Jigawa and Ogun, 4 each; Bauchi 2; Edo, 1; and the FCT, 168.
It noticed that 163 patients were released the nation over subsequent to recuperating from the infection.