Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 276 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
According to the NCDC, Lagos reported 161 of the new cases, Rivers with 36, Edo 27, Kaduna 19, Nasarawa with 10, and Oyo six.
Also, four new cases were found in Kano, three each in Delta and Ebonyi, two in Gombe and one each in Ogun, Ondo, Borno, Abia, and Bauchi.
The number of discharged cases rose from 2,311 on Monday to 2,385. However, 16 more deaths were recorded, taking the nation’s toll to 249.