Nigeria, on Sunday recorded 79 new cases of the Coronavirus, as reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), making it the lowest number recorded in months.
Of the new cases, 30 were recorded in Lagos, 17 in Kaduna, seven in Ogun, five in Anambra, four in Kano, three in Katsina, the FCT and Akwa Ibom, two in Oyo and Rivers and one each in Delta, Plateau and Ondo.
The new cases now bring the number of confirmed infections in the country to 56,256.
44,152 have recovered and been discharged from isolation centers, while 1,082 have died.
The tweet reads: “79 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-30 Kaduna-17 Ogun-7 Anambra-5 Kano-4 Katsina-3 FCT-3 Akwa Ibom-3 Oyo-2 Rivers-2 Delta-1 Plateau-1 Ondo-1 56,256 confirmed 44,152 discharged 1,082 deaths.”