The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, in its latest data on COVID-19, tweeted on Sunday evening, that the country confirmed 126 new cases of the virus.
The new cases were confirmed from eleven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and takes the country’s infections to 58,324, with the recovery inching towards the 50,000 mark – 49,794.
New figures for the virus shows that the FCT had the highest number of infected persons with 30 cases and is followed by Lagos State with 24 new cases.
Rivers also reported 23 new infections, Ogun State -13, Katsina and Plateau – 9; Ondo – 6; Kaduna and Kwara – 4; Imo – 2; Bauchi and Edo – 1 case each.
Although the number of fresh cases has been on a decline in recent months in Nigeria, the coronavirus has claimed 1,108 lives so far in the West African nation.