Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 591 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total infections to 39, 539 as of July 24.
This was disclosed by the NCDC through its official Twitter handle on Friday.
According to the agency, 12 deaths were recorded in the country.
The data showed that the latest COVID-19 infections were reported in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Unlike in the past, Oyo State overtook Lagos with a record 191 new cases, thus exceeding that of the FCT.
“While Lagos came second on the list with 168 cases, the FCT recorded 61 cases,” it added.
According to the agency, states with new infections are Ondo. 29, Osun, 26, Ebonyi, 24, Edo, 23, Ogun, 14, Rivers, 13, Akwa Ibom, 12, and Kaduna, 10.
Others are Katsina, 6, Borno, 4, Ekiti, Delta and Imo each having 3 cases, and Niger, 1.