Nigeria has recorded 117 new COVID-19 cases in eight states, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced via its Twitter handle on Tuesday night.
Of the new cases, 59 were recorded in Lagos, 29 in the federal capital territory, 14 in Kano, six in Borno and four in Katsina.
Also, three were recorded in Ogun, and one each in Rivers and Bauchi.
117 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
59 in Lagos
29 in FCT
14 in Kano
6 in Borno
4 in Katsina
3 in Ogun
1 in Rivers
1 in Bauchi
As at 11:25 pm 21st April there are 782 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
This now brings the total of confirmed coronavirus cased to 782.
The infection has spread to 24 states, including Abuja.
The number of discharged patients increased from 188 to 197, while three deaths were recorded, bringing the total number of fatalities to 25.
Lagos still has the highest figure with 430 confirmed cases, while FCT has 118 cases and Kano has the third highest figure with 73 cases.