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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported a total of 22,020 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country, with 649 new cases, 542 deaths and 7,613 recoveries.
According to the report, the new cases were recorded in 22 states, with Lagos at the top of the list with 250 cases, followed by Oyo with 100, while Plateau and Delta recorded 40 each.
Other states on the list included Abia (28), Kaduna (27), Ogun (22), Edo (20), Akwa Ibom (18), Kwara (17), FCT (17), Enugu (14), Niger (13), Adamawa (13), Bayelsa (7), Osun (6), Bauchi (6), Anambra (4), Gombe (3), Sokoto (2), Imo (1), and Kano (1).
Lagos, the most impacted state in the country, now has a total of 9,323 cases, followed by the FCT and Kano with 1,622 and 1,191 cases respectively.
There are 9.44 million confirmed cases of the virus recorded worldwide, with 483,000 deaths and 4.76 million recoveries.