The number of confirmed cases in Nigeria is now over 33,000, following the confirmation of 595 new infections of Covi9-19 recorded in 20 states by The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
This brings the total number of cases recorded in the country since the index case on February 27 to 33,153.
NCDC announced late hours of Monday that Lagos State had 156 new cases; Oyo-141; FCT-99; Edo-47; Kaduna-27; Ondo-22 and Rivers-20. Other states include Osun-17; Imo-13; Plateau-10; Nasarawa and Anambra-8 each; Kano, Benue and Borno-5 each; Ogun-4; Taraba and Gombe-3 each; Kebbi and Cross River-1 each.
224 Covid-19 patients were reported to have been discharged after successful treatment across Nigeria in the last 24 hours. This brings the total number to 13,671.
Meanwhile only 4 new Covid-19 fatalities were recorded in the country within the last 24 hours bringing the death toll to 744.