Nigeria has confirmed 187 fresh Coronavirus cases, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
This is even as the Federal Government called for more surveillance in the country to prevent a surge of the virus.
In NCDC’s latest figures released on Tuesday night, the new infections were recorded in 12 states of the federation and the FCT.
They are Lagos – 74, Plateau and Rivers – 25, Gombe and FCT – 19, Osun – 10, Kaduna – 5, Borno – 3, Ogun and Katsina – 2, Nasarawa, Bayelsa and Edo – 1.
Following this development, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country now stands at 58,647 with 49,937 successfully treated so far.
However, there was no fresh case of death within the past 24 hours as those that have succumbed to the virus is still 1,111.