The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Tuesday confirmed 624 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.
With the latest figure, the total toll of COVID-19 cases rose to 41, 804.
The health agency noted that eight more persons have died from the disease in the last 24 hours.
It stated that Lagos, the nation’s COVID-19 epicentre, reported 212 new cases, while Oyo reported 69.
Among others states with new cases were: Niger (49), Kano (37), Osun (37), FCT (35, Plateau (34), Gombe (33), Edo (28), Enugu (28), Ebonyi (17), Delta (10), Katsina (9), Ogun (8), Rivers (7), Ondo (5), Kaduna (4) and Nasarawa (2).
According to it, till date, 41,804 cases have been confirmed, 18,764 cases have been discharged and 868 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.