Nigeria this Monday recorded 290 new COVID 19 infections, the second-lowest daily figure since June 8.
Five deaths were also recorded in the last 24 hours, pushing the total number of deaths to 950.
Monday’s figure is a bit higher than the 288 daily cases recorded almost a week ago.
The latest figure brings the total number of infections in the country to 46,867, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The NCDC in its daily update of the infection on its Twitter handles @NCDCgov revealed that the 290 new cases were reported from 16 states- Lagos (82), Plateau (82), Oyo (19), FCT (18), Edo (16), Kaduna (15), Enugu (9), Ogun (9), Kano (8), Kwara (8), Cross River (5), Ondo (5), Rivers (5), Ekiti (4), Imo (3) and Borno (2).