The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet on Thursday night stated that new cases were reported in 15 states with 58 of the new cases in Lagos, 46 were recorded in Kano, 35 in Jigawa and 12 in Yobe state.
Nine cases were recorded in the FCT while 7 others were recorded in Ogun.
Plateau and Gombe had five new cases each, four cases were recorded in Imo state while three new cases each were discovered in Edo, Kwara and Borno state.
One case each was recorded in Bauchi, Nasarawa and Ondo.
The new infections brings the total number of infected people in the country to 5,162.