Nigeria on Saturday recorded 617 new COVID-19 cases.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 14 states of the federation and Abuja.
COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria stood at 1,194 as at Saturday night while the total number of confirmed cases increased to 72,757.
65,850 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from various isolation facilities in the country.
The breakdown of the figure are;Lagos (225), FCT (181), Kaduna (125), Adamawa (25), Nasarawa (20), Kano (12), Rivers (8), Edo (4), and Ekiti (4).
Others are – Bayelsa (3), Ogun (3), Plateau (3), Akwa Ibom (2), Delta (1), and Sokoto (1).