The number of COVID-19 cases in Lagos State has steadily risen over the last three days.
The Nigeria Center for Disease and Control (NCDC) recorded 74 cases. The next day, 78 more were recorded. When the NCDC published the daily update on Friday, Lagos alone had 80 cases.
It brings the total to 657, with 117 discharged so far. Lagos, however, still has the highest tally in the country, with the Federal Capital Territory just behind with 138.
As at Saturday morning, Nigeria had crossed the 1,000 mark with a total of 1,095 cases. 208 patients have been discharged, while 32 have died from the virus.