Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 17 other states reported 459 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to figures released on Monday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The health agency also reported 30 COVID-19 related deaths. 

The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Monday.

According to the agency, the 459 new cases were recorded from Lagos, the FCT and 17 other states.

Lagos recorded the highest number of new infections with 185 cases, Abia – 38, Oyo – 38, Akwa Ibom – 33, Cross River – 33, Osun – 24, Ekiti – 23, Benue – 15, Kwara – 14, Kano – 12, Delta – 10, FCT – 10, Edo – 9, Kaduna – 5, Ogun – 3, Katsina – 2, Nasarawa – 2, Rivers – 2 and Bayelsa – 1

The health agency said the 964 new COVID-19 infections have brought the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 195, 511.

However, 184, 527 COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged in the country, the agency said.

With 30 COVID-19 related deaths reported, the death toll from the virus has risen to 2,552 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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