The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 229 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
The latest figures bring the nation’s total confirmed cases to 8068.
According to the NCDC on Monday night, the new cases were recorded in Lagos (90), Katsina (27), Imo (26), Kano (23), FCT (14), Plateau (12), Ogun (9) and Delta (7).
Others are Borno (5), Rivers (5), Oyo (4), Gombe (3), Osun (2), Anambra (1) and Bayelsa (1).
The agency said on Twitter that 2311 coronavirus patients have been successfully treated and discharged nationwide while seven have died from the disease in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally of deaths to 233.