The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has recorded 296 new COVID19 cases across the country.
In its latest update on Tuesday night, the new infections were reported in 14 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
While Plateau topped the list with 183 cases, Lagos came second with 33 infections followed closely by FCT with 25 new cases.
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Other states include – Ogun 16, Oyo – 7, Ekiti – 6, Kwara and Ondo – 5, Anambra, Imo and Nasarawa – 3, Rivers, Gombe and Edo – 2 and Akwa Ibom – 1.
With this, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 55,456 with 43,334 people successfully managed and discharged.
However, 1,067 people have died from the virus in the country.