A total of one hundred and sixty, 160, new cases of COVID-19 infections have been recorded in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced the figure on Saturday night in a tweet via its official Twitter handle.
NCDC said Rivers and Lagos States recorded 42 and 32 cases respectively, while Plateau followed with 21 cases.
Nigeria now has a total of 59,287 confirmed cases and 1,113 deaths.
The tweet reads, “160 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;