Nigeria has confirmed 239 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking COVID-19 counts past the 4000-mark.
Nigeria, which has the maximum number of cases, as well as death toll due to the virus, saw its numbers spike to 4151, including 128 deaths, of which 11 took place in the last 24 hours.
Of these, 239 confirmed cases, 97 were recorded in Lagos, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 1,764.
Bauchi comes in the number of recorded cases within 24 hours with 44 new cases, according to NCDC update.
Kano, the state with the second-highest number of cases in the country recorded 29 new cases, while 19 cases were confirmed in Katsina, 17 in Borno, 7 in FCT (Abuja).
Kwara and Oyo, account six and five fresh cases respectively, followed by Kaduna, Sokoto with three cases each recorded in the past 24 hours.
The NCDC also announced two new cases in Adamawa, Kebbi, Plateau and Ogun, while Ekiti registered one fresh case of the infection.
Also, a total of 66 patients were discharged on Saturday, taking the country’s count in this regard to 745.