The new data from Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 153,187.
The health agency made the announcement yesterday night while giving a report on its official website.
According to the report, Nigeria recorded 12 fatalities in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the country so far to 1,874.
NCDC also confirmed the discharge of 286 patients from Lagos, FCT and Benue State as total recovery jumped to 129,943.
“Our discharges today include 214 community recoveries in Lagos State, 61 in FCT and 11 in Benue State managed in line with guidelines”.