Nigeria has recorded 360 new cases of COVID 19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 156,017.
With this new figure, Nigeria has now recorded less than 1,000 new daily COVID-19 cases for 10 consecutive days, the first time since the second wave started last December.
According to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, the 360 new cases are reported from 19 states with Lagos leads with 120 cases, followed by Edo and Kaduna states, with 38 and 25 cases respectively.
Others are FCT (23), Imo (23), Delta (19), Akwa Ibom (17), Plateau (17) Rivers (16) Nasarawa (15), Kwara (13), Oyo (9), Ogun (8), Bauchi (4), Osun (4), Kano (3), Kebbi (3), Niger (2) and Katsina (1).
The public health agency further revealed that eight deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours, raising the country’s fatality toll to 1,915.
So far, more than two-thirds of the over 156, 000 people infected by COVID-19 in Nigeria have recovered after treatment.
According to NCDC data published on Monday night, a total of 133,904 people have recovered after treatment. Meanwhile, over 20,000 infections are still active in the country.