The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 490 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 24,567.
Seven deaths were recorded from the virus on Sunday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 565.
There was a drop in the number of confirmed cases reported on Sunday (490) compared to 779 reported on Saturday.
Akwa Ibom State has so far recorded 86 cases.
The health agency in a tweet Sunday night said the new cases were reported in 20 states and FCT.
“Till date, 24, 567 cases have been confirmed, 9,007 cases have been discharged and 565 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” the NCDC stated.
The 490 new cases were reported from Lagos – 118, Delta – 84, Ebonyi – 68, FCT – 56, Plateau – 39, Edo – 29, Katsina – 21, Imo – 13, Ondo – 12, Adamawa – 11, Osun – 8, Ogun – 8, Rivers – 6, Kano – 5, Enugu – 3, Bauchi – 3, Akwa Ibom – 3, Kogi – 1, Oyo- 1 and Bayelsa – 1.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria in February, NCDC said 130,164 samples have so far been tested.
As of the time of reporting, there are 14,995 active cases of COVID-19 in the country, while 9,007 have recovered and have been discharged.
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