The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has said that 479 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, March 2.
According to the agency, Lagos recorded 153 fresh cases.
Other states with new cases include Enugu-75, Rivers-50, FCT-40, Kaduna-18, Ebonyi-17, Plateau-17, Edo-17, Borno-16, Oyo-12, Kano-11, Abia-10, Cross River-10, Taraba-9, Nasarawa-7, Bauchi-4, Bayelsa-3, Delta-3, Ekiti-2, Niger-2, Ogun-2 and Akwa Ibom-1.
Nigeria now has a total number of 156,496 confirmed cases, 134,551 patients have been discharged while 1923 deaths have been recorded.
See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below