As Nigeria continues its fight against Coronavirus, 325 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 48, 770.

This was revealed by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday night.

According to the NCDC’s tweet, 974 persons have lost their lives to coronavirus in the country.

36,290 patients have so far been discharged, NCDC said.

Lagos State had the highest number of cases on Saturday at 87 followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) at 49.

Other states read as follows:

Gombe-28 Ebonyi-20 Plateau-19 Kwara-18 Enugu-17 Imo-12 Rivers-12 Kaduna-11 Ogun-10 Edo-9 Oyo-9 Ondo-8 Osun-8 Ekiti-4 Borno-1 Kano-1 Bauchi-1 Nasarawa-1

In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that as the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has revealed that she has tested positive for the dreaded disease.

The screen diva made this known on Saturday via her Instagram account.

The 42-year-old actress, however, noted that she is currently in isolation and now getting better.