The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night announced 276 new coronavirus cases in the country, bringing the total to 8344.
The agency said on Twitter that of the new cases, 161 are in Lagos, 36 in Rivers, 27 in Edo, 19 in Kaduna, 10 in Nasarawa, six in Oyo and four in Kano.
Others are three each in Delta and Ebonyi, two in Gombe and one each in Ogun, Ondo, Borno, Abia and Bauchi.
The number of coronavirus-related deaths, according to the NCDC, rose by 16 to 249. However, the number of coronavirus patients successfully managed and discharged nationwide is now 2385.