Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 16 other states reported 379 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, according to figures released on Tuesday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The health agency also reported four additional COVID-19 related deaths. 

The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Tuesday.

According to the agency, the 379 new cases were recorded from Lagos, the FCT and 16 other states.

Lagos recorded the highest number of new infections with 138 cases, Rivers – 44, FCT – 26, Ekiti – 23, Oyo – 22, Akwa Ibom -18, Adamawa – 17, Delta – 17, Anambra – 15, Edo – 14, Ogun – 13, Bayelsa – 8, Niger – 7, Kwara – 6, Gombe – 5, Plateau – 4, while Kaduna and Kano recorded a single cases in each state.

The health agency said the 379 new COVID-19 infections have brought the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 195, 890.

However, 184, 882 COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged in the country, the agency said.

With four COVID-19 related deaths reported, the death toll from the virus has risen to 2,556 NCDC said.

It added that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre, activated at Level 2, had continued to coordinate the national response activities.



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