315 new COVID-19 infections reported in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the confirmation of 315 fresh cases of Coronavirus disease in the country.

In its latest data released Monday night, the disease agency said 7 deaths occurred in the last 24 hours while 81 patients recovered from the deadly virus within the time frame.

The new figure brings the total number of confirmed cases to 12,801 out of which 4,040 recovered while 361 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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The 315 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos(128), FCT(34), Rivers(32), Edo(28), Oyo(22), Kaduna(20), Gombe(13), Ogun(8), Plateau(5), Delta(7), Kwara(7), Kano(5), Bauchi(4) and Katsina(2).

While 8,400 cases are active nationwide, 78,244 samples have been tested since the outbreak of the pandemic in the nation last February.

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