The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 83 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the country.
The cases were discovered on Thursday, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 163,581.
According to NCDC data, the new cases were recorded from 14 states; Lagos leads the chart with 22 positive samples.
Others are Rivers-18, Nasarawa-9, Cross River-8, Ondo-6, Delta-5, Akwa Ibom-4, Bauchi-3, Zamfara-2, Kaduna-2, Ebonyi-1, Sokoto-1, Ekiti-1 and Kano-1.
Also, the centre did not record any COVID-19 related death for the eighth consecutive day which signals a drastic drop in mortality rate as infection rate also reduces.
The total number of fatalities remains 2,058 while persons who have been discharged after recovering from the virus increased to 154,005.
According to the NCDC data, the total number of active cases is 7,690.