Nigeria crossed 59,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Thursday with 153 new positive samples recorded in 13 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).
Lagos topped the list of states with 81 new infections, while Rivers recorded 21, and FCT had 11.
A total of 59,001 COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed in the 36 states and the FCT.
No new death was recorded in the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, 94 people were discharged on Thursday, increasing the total number recoveries to 50,452.