The development brings the total number of confirmed infection in the country so far to 141, 447.
The health agency made the announcement on Tuesday night while giving its daily report on its website.
NCDC also confirmed 21 fatalities due to COVID-19 complications as total number of deaths has jumped to 1,694.
The report reads, “1056 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,056 fresh cases, 21 deaths
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