The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 341 new cases of Coronavirus Disease on Saturday, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 155,417 since its outbreak on February 27, 2020.
The Center disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Saturday Night.
It has been gathered that Saturday made it exactly one year that Nigeria recorded its COVID-19 index case, believed to be the first in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Till date 155,417 cases of the disease have been confirmed, while 133,256 patients have been discharged and 1,905 COVID-19 related deaths recorded in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
In the past 24 hours, the health agency has recorded three COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatalities in Nigeria to 1,905.
It said that the new infections were reported from 20 states and the FCT.
According to the agency, the new cases were reported in Lagos-96, Rivers-41, Kaduna-33, Edo-21, Osun-20, Akwa Ibom-17 and FCT-17.
Ondo reported 15; Gombe-11; Kano-11; Imo-10; Ekiti and Kebbi had 9 each; Kwara and Oyo state recorded 8 each; while Borno had 6; Enugu and Plateau 3 each; and Delta, Niger and Ogun had 1 each.
The health agency said the number of active COVID-19 cases in the country currently stood at 20,183 in the last 24 hours.