According to the latest update released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Nigeria on Monday reported 136 fresh COVID-19 cases.
The new infections were reported in 12 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Lagos topped the list with 71 new cases, Rivers with 23 infections and Plateau trailing behind with 12.
Others include Adamawa and Oyo – 6, Kaduna – 5, Abia and FCT – 3, Katsina and Kwara – 2, Bauchi, Borno, and Edo each with one new infection.
The number of fatalities has risen to 1,111, though on a positive note, the nation has successfully managed 49,895 people who have recovered from the virus.