Nigeria recorded 265 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday night, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7,526.
In the daily update on the COVID-19 situation in the West African nation and posted on its Twitter handle, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the death toll from the pandemic stood at 221.
It added that 2,174 patients had been effectively managed and discharged from various isolation facilities in the country.
The NCDC said: “7,526 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria.
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“The number of infections on a state-by-state basis: Lagos (133), Oyo (34), Edo (28), Ogun (23), FCT (22), Plateau (6), Kaduna (5) and Borno (3), Niger (3), Kwara (2), Bauchi (2), Anambra (2) and Enugu (2).
“Discharged: 2,174 AND Deaths: 221.”