The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest data published on Tuesday on its website revealed that the country recorded 141 new infections across nine states of the federation.
According to the data, for third consecutive time this week, Nigeria recorded no fatality from the coronavirus pandemic.
With the zero fatality figure, the disease centre said the country’s death toll still stands at 2,723.
The centre also noted that 194,167 people have been discharged, while 9,389 are still down with the disease nationwide.
In the latest data, Rivers State in the South-south topped the chart with 33 cases, closely followed by Gombe State in the North-East with 32 cases.
Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease, recorded 29 cases while Imo State in the South-East recorded 25 cases.
North Central states of Plateau and Benue recorded nine and five cases respectively, followed by Borno State in the North-East with four cases.
While Kano State in the North-west recorded three caes, Delta State in the South-South came last on the log with a single case.