The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 269 cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 155, 076.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Sunday.
It stated that till date, 158, 506 cases have been confirmed, 137, 875 cases have been discharged and 1, 969 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The agency also registered five COVID-19 additional deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 1,969.
The Nigeria Public Health institute stated that the new infections were registered across 18 states and the FCT, in the last 24 hours.
It stated that Enugu reported 78 cases of the virus on Sunday Bauchi had 37, Rivers confirmed 22, Imo had 18, Ogun reported 16, FCT had 15.
While Akwa Ibom and Kaduna had 13 cases each, Kebbi reported 11, Kwara had nine, Edo had seven, Ekiti confirmed six, Borno and Yobe reported five cases each, Kano had four, Nasarawa and Osun confirmed three cases each, also Anambra and Plateau reported two cases each.
The NCDC added that 230 patients have been discharged after testing negative to the disease.
Its stated that the discharges today included 80 community recoveries in Kwara State managed in line with its guidelines.
The agency disclosed that the number of active cases had dropped from 19,909 on Monday March 01 to 18,647 in one week.
According to it, the active caseload increased by 19 on Sunday, an addition to 18,628 previously reported on Saturday.