The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 360 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 156,017.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Monday.
The 360 infections marked an increase from Sunday’s report of 240 in the country.
It sadly recorded eight COVID-19 deaths, raising the total number of deaths in the country to 1,915.
The NCDC said that the new infections were reported across 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
A total of 120 of the new cases were reported in Lagos, 38 in Edo, 25 in Kaduna, 23 cases each in FCT and Imo state.
Delta had 19 cases, Akwa Ibom and Plateau reported 17 cases each, Rivers had 16, Nasarawa had 15 and Kwara reported 13 cases, while Oyo confirmed 9 cases, Ogun had eight, Bauchi and Osun recorded four cases each, Kano and Kebbi confirmed three cases each, Niger had two and Katsina reported one case.
It said that there were now 19,909 active cases, roughly a decrease of 247 in the last two days.