COVID-19 update shows death toll 354
Nigeria recorded 260 new cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of infections to 12,486.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) COVID-19 update released late Sunday, Abia State appears to be the next frontier of the pandemic as the Southeast state recorded the highest number of new infections with 67 cases.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Lagos State had 40 and 38 cases respectively.
A further breakdown of the new cases showed that Ogun State has 19 infections, Gombe (16), Edo (14), Imo (9), Kwara (8) and Katsina (8).
Others are Nasarawa (8), Borno (8), Kaduna (6), Bauchi (5), Ekiti (4), Niger (2), Ondo (2), Plateau (2), Kano (2), and Sokoto (2).
Of the number of positive cases in Nigeria, 3959 persons have fully recovered and discharged with 354 deaths, according to the latest figure from the NCDC.