Lagos State still leads the pack as it returned 118 new cases of coronavirus out 490 for the whole country.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet on Sunday night while giving an update on the outbreak of the disease, new infections were reported from 19 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Lagos at 118 was followed by Delta, Ebonyi, and the FCT which have 84, 68, and 56 additional infections respectively.
Others states where new cases were reported included Plateau – 39, Edo – 29, Katsina – 21, Imo – 13, Ondo – 12, Adamawa – 11, Osun – eight, Ogun – eight, Rivers – six, Kano – five, Enugu – three, Bauchi – three, Akwa Ibom – three, Kogi – one, Oyo – one, and Bayelsa – one.
NCDC further reported that the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country now stands at 24,567.
On the positive note, 382 more patients have been successfully treated and discharged from the various isolation centres.
This brings the total number of patients who have recovered from the disease to 9,007.