Sunday’s figure shows that Nigeria recorded 284 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths in 20 states of the federation.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Monday night in its daily update on the virus.

There was a decline in the cases of infections in Lagos State (22) leaving the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with the highest number- 67, followed by Kaduna- 33, and Rivers- 31.

Others are Anambra- 23, Osun- 22, Cross River- 18, Edo- 18, Ondo- 13, Plateau- 12, Nasarawa- 6, Kwara- 5, Imo- 4, Benue- 3, Niger- 2, Delta- 1, Ekiti- 1, Jigawa- 1, Ogun- 1, and Oyo- 1.

To date, 207,978 cases have been confirmed, 195,626 patients have been discharged and 2,756 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the FCT.