The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,145 new infections of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country.
The NCDC confirmed this on its verified twitter handle on Thursday.
One death was also recorded in the country.
The latest figure is the highest ever recorded in one day since the disease was first reported in Nigeria and surpassed the 930 cases recorded across the country on Wednesday..
The NCDC disclosed that the new infections bring the country’s total to 76, 207.
The new cases were recorded from 23 states, including the Federal Capital Territory.
The states are; Lagos 459 cases; FCT, Kaduna, and Plateau confirmed 145, 138 and 80 respectively.
Other states include Katsina-70, Gombe-52, Niger-31, Kano-23, Bayelsa -21, Bauchi-18, Ondo-18, Rivers-17, Ogun-12, Oyo-12, Edo – eight, Nasarawa- eight, Ebonyi- seven, Osun- six, Ekiti- five, Kebbi- five, Borno- four, Jigawa- three, Akwa Ibom- two and Anambra-one.