The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 241 new cases of the novel Coronavirus.
According to NCDC records released on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Lagos reported the highest number with 142 new cases, followed by Oyo with 15 and the FCT with 13.
Other States with new cases include Kano with 12; Edo, 11; Delta, 10; Kaduna and Rivers each with nine; Borno, eight; Jigawa, four; Gombe and Plateau each with three; Osun and Bauchi each with one.
While the number of deaths rose to 314, the number of discharge cases also grew to 3,239.
Earlier, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 announced guidelines for the reopening of worship centres across the country while reiterating it was still safer to avoid outdoor activities.
The novel Coronavirus, according to reports from AFP on Tuesday, has killed at least 377,213 people worldwide since the outbreak first emerged in China last December.