The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has reported 1,074 new infections of COVID-19, in the country.
The NCDC made this known through its verified website.
The country has so far tested 948,048 people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on February 27, 2020 even as the total number of COVID-19 infected people in the country now stands at 88,587.
The NCDC also reported five new deaths in the past 24 hours in the country, adding that 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory, recorded the new infections.
It noted that in the past 24 hours, 660 recoveries were recorded in isolation centres across the country.
According to NCDC Lagos State reported 642 cases of the new infections, followed by Kaduna State with 92 cases; Rivers State had 78 cases, while the FCT and Gombe State reported 66 cases each while Kano State had 35.
Other states with new cases were Ogun State -31, Katsina State -22, Plateau State -20, Abia State -seven, Niger State -four, OyoState -four, while Akwa Ibom State had three with Delta and Osun States has two each.