The Nigerian Center for Disease Control, NCDC on Tuesday reported 91 new cases of the deadly virus in the country, bring the total number of infections in the country to 168,000.
The daily infections rose from 50 on Monday to 91 in the last 24-hour cycle to reach the current figure.
The NCDC made this known in an update on its official Facebook page Tuesday night, the NCDC announced that the 91 new cases were recorded from seven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Again Lagos atop the chart with 66 new cases out of 91.
While the FCT reported a single case, both Kaduna and Oyo States recorded three cases each with Kwara reporting 12 and Rivers, four. The duo of Ekiti and Plateau States reported one case each.
No fatality was reported from the disease on Tuesday as the country’s death toll still stands at 2,122.
Five patients were reported to have recovered after treatment on Tuesday, even as the NCDC said a total of 164,405 recoveries have been made while about 1,300 are still active in Nigeria.
The country has tested more than 2.3 million samples from its 200 million population.
Also, more than 3.2 million persons have received their first doses of COVID-19 vaccines across the country.