A total of nine hundred and ninety-nine, 999 new cases of COVID-19 infections have been recorded in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced the figure on Tuesday night in a tweet via its official Twitter handle.
NCDC said FCT and Lagos recorded 416 and 324 cases, respectively, while Kaduna State followed with 68 cases.
Nigeria now has a total of 79,789 confirmed cases and 1,231 deaths.
The tweet reads, “999 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;