Nine states reported 141 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, according to figures released on Tuesday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The health agency reported no COVID-19 related deaths. 

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Facebook page on Tuesday.

Rivers recorded the highest number of new infections with 33 cases, Gombe – 32, Lagos – 29, Imo – 25, Plateau – 9, Benue – 5, Borno – 4, Kano – 3 and Delta – 1 

The health agency said the 141 new COVID-19 infections have brought the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 206, 279.

However, 194,167 COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged in the country, the agency said.

With no COVID-19 related deaths reported, the death toll from the virus remains 2,723, 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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