The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed that Nigeria records 601 new cases of Coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 51,905.
The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Saturday. It said that one death was recorded in the country.
The NCDC noted that till date 51,905 cases had been confirmed, 38,767 discharged and 997 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The health agency said Lagos recorded a big leap in the number of reported infections compared with the past few weeks with 404 confirmed new cases.
The states and the number of infections confirmed on Saturday are FCT; 37, Oyo; 19, Ondo; 14, Abia; 13, Enugu; 13, Kaduna; 13, Edo; 12, Kano; 12, Kwara; 11, Ebonyi; 10, Nasarawa; 7, Ogun; 6, Osun; 5, Delta; 5, Niger; 5, Plateau; 4, Bayelsa; 4, Katsina; 3, Ekiti; 2 and Imo; 2.