The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Thursday night confirmed 182 new Coronavirus cases in Nigeria.
The centre announced the new cases on its verified Twitter handle.
The new cases were recorded across 15 states and the FCT.
Lagos the epicentre of the disease recorded 111 new cases.
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Meanwhile, 91 recoveries were recorded between Wednesday night and Thursday night with five fatalities.
The NCDC’s tweet read:
“182 new cases of #COVID19;
“Lagos-111 , FCT-16, Akwa Ibom-10, Oyo-8,
Kaduna-6 , Delta-6, Rivers-5, Ogun-4, Ebonyi-4, Kano-3 , Plateau-2, Gombe-2, Kebbi-1, Kwara-2,B, and Borno-1.
“8915 cases of #COVID19Nigeria
Deaths: 259 .”