Nigeria’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday hit 43,537 as 386 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Also, four deaths were recorded on Saturday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 883.
Abuja recorded the highest daily figure of cases reported with 130 infections while Lagos remains the epicentre for the disease.
The agency in a tweet late Saturday night said the 653 new cases were reported in Lagos, Kwara, Enugu, FCT, Rivers, Ondo, Oyo, Katsina, Kaduna, Abia, Nasarawa, Plateau, Imo, Ogun, Ebonyi, Benue, Kano, Delta, Bauchi, Ekiti, Gombe, Bayelsa, Adamawa, Osun, Cross River, Yobe, Borno and Zamfara.
“Till date, 36107 cases have been confirmed, 14938 cases have been discharged and 778 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory
“The 386 new cases are reported from 18 states- FCT(130), Lagos(65), Ondo(37), Osun(29), Plateau(23), Rivers(15), Enugu(14), Nasarawa(12), Bayelsa(11), Ebonyi(11), Ekiti(9), Oyo(8), Edo(8), Abia(6), Ogun(3), Katsina(3), Imo(1), Adamawa(1)” It said.
Nigeria has so far tested 283,916 persons since the beginning of the pandemic.
A breakdown of all the confirmed cases so far shows that out of the total confirmed cases, there are 22,567 active cases, 20,087 have recovered and have been discharged, and 883 deaths have been reported.
A breakdown of the total confirmed cases can be seen below;