Nigeria records 573 new coronavirus cases on Monday bringing the country’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 16,658
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the 573 new cases via a Tweet late Monday.
The health agency also disclosed that four deaths were recorded on Monday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 424.
NCDC said the new cases were reported in 19 states and the FCT with Lagos and Rivers states leading the chart with 216 and 103 new cases respectively.
So far, a total of 16, 658 persons have contracted the virus in Nigeria. While 5,349 persons have recovered, 424 have died of the virus.