Chidi Samuel| Nigeria on Saturday confirmed 1,633 new cases of #COVID19 with 573 recoveries and five deaths recorded.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control in an update published via its Twitter handle late on Saturday night said the new infections were recorded in 21 states and the FCT.
According to the update, Lagos recorded 498 new cases, followed by Plateau-214, FCT-176, Rivers-99, Kaduna-98, Edo-87, Anambra-86, Akwa Ibom-50, Osun-47, Kano-40,
Oyo-40, and Kwara-39.
Other states with new infections include, Ebonyi-28, Niger-28, Taraba-28, Ogun-27, Ondo-21, Ekiti-12, Katsina-7, Borno-6, and Delta-2.
The NCDC further noted that so far the country has 120,602 confirmed cases of the highly contagious virus with 95,901 recoveries and 1,502 deaths recorded.