The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 576 new infections of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

The figure was made known via its verified website Saturday night.

The NCDC said that the new infections were from 14 states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

Out of the number, Lagos State recorded the highest figure with 277 new cases, followed by the FCT and Oyo with 90 and 51 new cases respectively.

Other states with new cases are Nasarawa 49, Sokoto 23, Anambra 14, Bauchi 11, Imo 11, Kano 11, Edo 10, Plateau 10, Ogun 9, Osun 5, Jigawa 3 and Rivers 2.

Brave Views gathered that Nigeria has so far tested 952,975 persons since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 pandemic was announced on February 27, 2020.

According to NCDC, the total number of infections in Nigeria now stands at 89,163.

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