Fresh Nigeria COVID-19 cases stood at 595 on Monday
Nigeria recorded 595 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday to bring the total number of Nigeria COVID-19 cases to 33,153.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Monday night.
According to the agency, the new infections were recorded in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Lagos, the epicentre of the virus held the highest number of fresh Nigeria COVID-19 cases with a total of 156 new infections, followed by Oyo with 141 and the FCT with 99 new cases.
Other states with registered cases include:
- Edo – 47
- Kaduna – 27
- Ondo – 22
- Rivers – 20
- Osun – 17
- Imo – 13
- Plateau – 10.
While Nasarawa and Anambra each have 8 new infections, other states like Kano, Benue and Borno each reported 5 cases.
Meanwhile, states with fewer cases include Ogun – 4 with Taraba and Gombe each having 3 cases, followed by Kebbi and Cross River states each having 1 case.
Meanwhile, of all the Nigeria COVID-19 cases, the country has been able to discharge 13,671 people who have recovered from the virus.
This is even as 744 persons have sadly lost their lives to the novel coronavirus in the country.