The number of new covid-19 infection hit 550 which confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
After added the new fresh cases, the health agency said that the cases had taken the total number of fatalities in Nigeria to 1,182.
This was revealed by NCDC via its verified Twitter handle on Tuesday night.
But, the overall cases in the Nigeria is 70,195, while death is 1,182, health agency said
The fresh 550 new coronavirus cases were recorded in 16 states and the FCT, Capital, with Lagos retaining the highest figure of 219 cases.
The other States were Kaduna, 52 cases, Kwara, 19; Kano and Rivers, 15 each; Sokoto, 10; Enugu , 9; and Gombe, 8.
Plateau and Osun recorded 7 each; Anambra and Oyo, 5 each; Jigawa and Ogun, 4 each; Bauchi 2; Edo, 1; and the FCT, 168.
163 patients were discharged across the country after recovering from the disease.