Authorities in Nigeria confirmed seven more deaths on Sunday as a result of complications linked to the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.
In its most recent report on the disease outbreak in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this.
It noted in a late-night tweet that the latest deaths took the total number of people killed by the disease in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory to 2,048.
Similarly, the government department in charge of handling disease outbreaks in the country announced that 104 new cases had been reported in 11 states and the nation’s capital.
Of the new infections, Lagos reported the highest figure – 48, followed by Enugu – 16, Kwara – eight, and Kaduna – six.
Others are Plateau – five, Kano – five, Rivers – four, FCT – four, Ogun – four, Edo – two, Ekiti – one, and Katsina – one.
As of 10am on Monday, Nigeria has a total of 162,593 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 150,308 discharged, following the recovery of additional 103 people.
While the country has tested a total of 1,767,694 samples for COVID-19, 10,237 cases are still active.
See the breakdown of COVID-19 figures in Nigeria, according to states below:
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|