The Nigeria Centre For Diseases Control (NCDC) announced this on Thursday in a tweet.
The new cases as recorded in states on Thursday are as follows:
Lagos-280 Oyo-103 Ebonyi-72 FCT-60 Imo-46 Edo-34 Delta-33 Rivers-25 Kaduna-23 Ondo-16 Katsina-12 Kano-10 Bauchi-8 Borno-7 Kwara-5 Gombe-4 Sokoto-2 Enugu-2 Yobe-1 Osun-1 Nasarawa-1.
This is the highest number of COVID-19 cases ever recorded in the state in one day.
According to data obtained from the NCDC website, Oyo State currently has 474 active COVID-19 cases.
Also, 281 patients have recovered from infections and diacharged, while nine patients have died from COVID-19-related complications in the state.
Oyo State is now fourth on the list of most infected states in the country, behind Lagos, FCT and Kano.