Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 513 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 202,704.

This is according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in its latest COVID-19 update disclosed on Tuesday night.

Lagos had the highest number of cases (132), followed by FCT (80) and Rivers (70).

Others are Kaduna (43), Edo (40), Ondo (32), Delta (23), Akwa Ibom (21), Kwara (16), Gombe (12), Anambra (9), Benue (9), Kano (7), Oyo (6), Borno (3), Bayelsa (2), Kastina (2), Ogun (2), and Jigawa (1).

Three deaths from COVID-19 complications were also recorded within the time frame.

The coronavirus has killed at least 4,698,462 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019.

The United States is the worst-affected country with 676,092 deaths, followed by Brazil with 590,955, India with 445,385 deaths, Mexico with 271,765 deaths, and Russia with 199,808.