Nigeria on Thursday recorded its highest single-day COVID-19 cases with 745 infections.
This was revealed in a late-night tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The new cases as recorded in states on Thursday are as follows:
Lagos-280 Oyo-103 Ebonyi-72 FCT-60 Imo-46 Edo-34 Delta-33 Rivers-25 Kaduna-23 Ondo-16 Katsina-12 Kano-10 Bauchi-8 Borno-7 Kwara-5 Gombe-4 Sokoto-2 Enugu-2 Yobe-1 Osun-1 Nasarawa-1
As it stands now, 18,480 persons have contacted the virus in Nigeria, with 6,307 persons discharged, and 475 deaths recorded.