Nigeria on Sunday recorded 418 new cases of the coronavirus infection across 12 States, raising the total confirmed cases to 217,481.
This was contained in an update posted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on its official website on Monday.
The health agency did not report any new Covid-19 related death.
The breakdown of the newly confirmed cases by the NCDC showed that Lagos State recorded the highest number of new infections with 314 cases followed by Ogun – 27, Plateau – 18, Edo – 17, Enugu – 11, Abia – 8, Delta – 7, Bayelsa – 5, Kano – 4, Rivers – 4, Osun – 2 and Oyo – 1.
With no additional Covid-19 related death reported, the death toll from the virus stands at 2,981, NCDC said, adding that 207,746 Covid-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged.