Fifty-three persons have died of COVID-19 complications in the past four days with 15 new deaths confirmed on Tuesday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also announced 241 new COVID-19 cases via its Twitter handle just before midnight on Tuesday.
The number of fatalities increased from 299 to 314, and a total of 3,239 recoveries have now been recorded.
While 15 deaths were recorded for Tuesday, 12 fatalities occurred on Monday and 26 people died over the weekend.
A total of 10,819 cases have now been confirmed in 35 states and the FCT.
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