Nigeria records 136 new coronavirus cases, three more deaths

Nigeria reported 136 new cases of coronavirus and three more deaths from the virus in the past 24 hours, the country’s infectious disease agency, NCDC, said on Monday.

With the new figures, the total coronavirus infections in the country is now 58,460 while 1,111 COVID-19 related deaths have so far been reported.

The health agency said almost 50,000 patients have recovered from the virus, which translates to a recovery rate of about 85 per cent.

Meanwhile, the are still about 7,400 active infections in Nigeria.

The 136 new cases were reported from 13 states: Lagos (71), Rivers (23), Plateau (12), Adamawa (6), Oyo (6), Kaduna (5), Abia (3), FCT (3), Katsina (2), Kwara (2), Bauchi (1), Borno (1), Edo (1).

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