Nigeria on Saturday recorded 162 new cases of the novel coronavirus. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 54,905.
According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, 42,922 patients have now been discharged, with 1,054 patients losing their lives to the pandemic.
The tweet revealed that Lagos State had the highest number of infections on Saturday night with 53 cases, with Gombe State following with 21 cases.
Other states read as follow:
-Oyo-19 Delta-12 Ondo-11 Plateau-10 Ebonyi-9 FCT-6 Kwara-6 Kaduna-5 Rivers-3 Ogun-2 Anambra-2 Imo-2 Ekiti-1