The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 284 additional COVID-19 infections with nine related deaths across 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Tuesday.
“Also, South-southern states of Cross River and Edo, recorded 18 cases each.
“While Imo State recorded four cases, Benue and Niger states recorded three and two cases respectively.
“Five states: Delta, Ekiti, Jigawa, Ogun and Oyo States recorded a case each.
The NCDC added that two states: Bauchi and Kano recorded no cases on Monday,” it stated.
The agency also added that Edo State reported a backlog of 101 case recoveries which include community discharge.
It stated that 195,626 cases have been cleared and discharged, while 9,597 were still down with the illness.
The NCDC that over 3,142,971 million samples of the virus from the nation’s roughly 200 million population have been tested.
It added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities.(NAN)