The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed that COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has increased by 453, with total infections now 46,140.
The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Saturday.
The health agency noted that six more persons had died from the disease.
The NCDC said that the new cases were reported in 19 states and the FCT.
According to it, the FCT led new cases for the day with 75, followed closely by the country’s pandemic epicentre, Lagos, with 71.
It noted that Benue had 53 new infections , Delta and Borno 39 and 30 cases respectively with Enugu recording 25.
Others were Plateau 24, Osun, 20, Abia, 19, Oyo, 17, Kaduna, 16 while Kano and Ebony confirmed 13 new cases each.
The rest were Ogun, 9, Kwara, 7, Ondo, 6, Gombe, 3, Ekiti, 2, Akwa Ibom, 1, and Rivers 1.