The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 102 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the country.
Of the newly reported cases, Ondo State, topped the chart for the second time running with 68 new cases out of 102 confirmed cases across nine states on Tuesday.
Ondo State had on Monday recorded 30 cases out of total 49 cases reported late Monday night.
According to an update by the NCDC on its website on Wednesday morning, the new figure indicates an increase from the 49 cases recorded a day earlier and ranks highest daily infection tally in the last six days.
A higher figure was recorded on Thursday when 122 new cases were found in five states.
“The fatality toll still remains 2,117 as no new death was recorded on Tuesday,” NCDC noted.
The centre noted that 69 persons were discharged from hospitals across the country after treatment.
A total of 163,269 recoveries have now been recorded so far.
Nigeria has about 1,542 active infections.
Aside Ondo State, Bayelsa also ranked second on the list with 17 confirmed new cases while Kaduna reported five.