Nigeria has recorded 553 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the highest daily rise since the outbreak began in the country.
The increase brings Nigeria’s total number of coronavirus cases to 9,855, one of the highest in Africa.
The country’s mortality rate remains at 273 with 2,856 recoveries.
12 people died of the virus on Saturday.
Lagos-378 FCT-52 Delta-23 Edo-22 Rivers-14 Ogun-13 Kaduna-12 Kano-9 Borno-7 Katsina-6 Jigawa-5 Oyo-5 Yobe-3 Plateau-3 Osun-1 9855 cases of #COVID19Nigeria Discharged: 2856 Deaths: 273