The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 71 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 167,803.
Out of the 71 new cases, Lagos reported 63 cases while Oyo reported four. Ogun State reported three cases and Kano reported just a case.
The NCDC made the announcement on its Facebook page on Saturday night.
So far 2.3 million tests has been conducted in Nigeria out of the estimated 200 million population since the outbreak of the pandemic.
According to the new update, no death was recorded from the disease in the last 24-hour cycle keeping the fatality toll at 2,121.
Meanwhile, a total of 164,378 patients recuperated so far while the country still has about 1,300 active cases.