A total of nine hundred and ninety-nine, 999 new cases of COVID-19 infections have been reported in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Centers for Disease Control, NCDC, tweeted that information on Tuesday night via its official Twitter account.
The NCDC said the FCT and Lagos recorded 416 and 324 cases, respectively, while the state of Kaduna followed with 68 cases.
Nigeria now has a total of 79,789 confirmed cases and 1,231 deaths.
The tweet reads: “999 new cases # COVID19Nigeria;
1,231 deaths. “