The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 315 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 12,801.
According to an update by the NCDC via a tweet on Monday night, Lagos State recorded the highest number of infections for the day in the country with 128 cases, and was followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Rivers State with 34 and 32 cases respectively.
The health agency, disclosed that a further breakdown of the new cases showed that Edo State has 28 infections, Oyo (22), Kaduna (20), Gombe (13), Ogun (8) and Plateau (5).
Others are Delta (7), Kwara (7), Kano (5), Bauchi (4), and Katsina (2).
So far Nigeria has recorded 12,801positive cases, 4040 persons have fully recovered and have been discharged while 361 persons have died.