This is according to the latest update released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
In a tweet posted last night, NCDC said the new cases were reported in 12 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Lagos recorded 71 fresh cases, followed by Rivers with 23 infections and Plateau trailing behind with 12.
Other states with fresh cases include Adamawa and Oyo – 6, Kaduna – 5, Abia and FCT – 3, Katsina and Kwara – 2, Bauchi, Borno, and Edo each having one.
Currently, Nigeria has 58,460 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 49,895 patients have recovered from the virus while the number of fatalities has risen to 1,111.
See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below