7 dead as Nigeria records 490 new coronavirus cases

Coronavirus COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 490 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,567.

The agency made this known via Twitter, saying the 490 new cases were reported in 20 states.

The centre also reported seven deaths.

According to the NCDC, Lagos recorded 118 cases while Delta has 84 cases and Ebonyi recorded 68 new cases.

Others are FCT-56 Plateau-39 Edo-29 Katsina-21 Imo-13 Ondo-12 Adamawa-11 Osun-8 Ogun-8 Rivers-6 Kano-5 Enugu-3 Bauchi-3 Akwa Ibom-3 Kogi-1 Oyo-1 Bayelsa-1.

The NCDC said that 130, 154 samples have been collected from 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.