Nigeria has recorded 571 fresh COVID-19 cases, as the total number of confirmed infections increased to 153,187.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on its official Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 21 states led by Lagos with 170 infections.
Others are: Ogun-65 FCT-45 Kwara-34 Abia-32 Enugu-32 Kano-25 Oyo-22 Ondo-21 Rivers-19 Kaduna-19 Benue-18 Bayelsa-12 Kebbi-12 Nasarawa-11 Akwa Ibom-9 Delta-8 Ekiti-6 Niger-5 Bauchi-3 Imo-3.
The public health agency further reports that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria has risen to 1,874 as 12 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.
However, Nigeria has recorded 130,034 recoveries since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country last year.