Nigeria records 136 new COVID-19 cases

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Lagos State has recorded a rise in Coronavirus infections, as the nation posted 136 new cases on Monday.

This takes the total confirmed Coronavirus cases in Nigeria to 58,460, with 49,895 survivors discharged and 1,111 deaths recorded.

In the figures released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Lagos posted 71 new cases.

This is far higher than the 24 cases it recorded on Sunday.

Also, the nation’s 136 new infections on Monday represented an increase from the 126 cases churned in on Sunday.

Today’s new cases were recorded in 12 states and the FCT, with three deaths.

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See figures below

Lagos-71
Rivers-23
Plateau-12
Adamawa-6
Oyo-6
Kaduna-5
Abia-3
FCT-3
Katsina-2
Kwara-2
Bauchi-1
Borno-1
Edo-1

58,460 confirmed
49,895 discharged
1,111 deaths