Nigeria on Sunday recorded an additional 537 new cases of COVID 19 infections.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, the fresh cases were reported across six states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Rivers State topped the infection chart with 313 cases and was followed by Lagos and FCT with 178 and 19 cases respectively.
Others are:,Kaduna-11, Gombe-6, Ogun-6Ekiti-3, Abia-1
The new cases have raised Nigeria’s infection toll to 248,312 cases, while the fatality toll now stands at 3,077.
Also, 569 persons were discharged after they recovered from the infection raising the number of recoveries to 218,996.