COVID-19 second wave in Nigeria records 1,617 new cases, 14 more deaths
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control reported 1,617 new cases of COVID-19 second wave in the country on Monday.
This was disclosed by the health agency on its official website.
An additional 14 deaths were also confirmed by NCDC, taking the total number of casualties from the virus to 1,449.
It claimed that the country had reported 112,004 COVID-19 infections to date, with 89,939 cases treated and discharged successfully in the country.
The NCDC said that in the last 24 hours, 1,617 new cases have been reported from 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Almost 50 per cent of the new cases registered on Monday came from Lagos, with 776 infections, the agency said.
Kaduna-147, Kwara-131, FCT-102, Plateau-78, Edo-59, Ogun-53, Osun-45, Rivers-37, Taraba-36, Nasarawa-34, Adamawa-33, Kano-26, Delta-20, Ebonyi-16, Bayelsa-11, Gombe-11, and Borno-2 were further states with new cases.