After more than 6 months, the deadly coronavirus disease has refused to put its sword at rest. This was confirmed following the increase in the number of fresh coronavirus patients discovered in Nigeria.
The health agency said that the new infections were reported from 13 states, while 116 patients were discharged.
Lagos State recorded the highest number of cases with 41 new infections, while Ogun, Rivers Abia, and Oyo States recorded 27, 19, 10 and 6 cases respectively.
Other states with new infections were Plateau-6, Bauchi-5, Ondo-5, Ekiti-4, Kaduna-4, Edo-3, Ebonyi-2, Bayelsa-1, Delta-1, Osun-1 and Yobe-1.