Nigeria’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday rose to 40,532 as 555 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Discharged cases according to the health agency stood at 17,374 with total fatalities at 858.
The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle on Sunday night.
“555 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-156 Kano-65 Ogun-57 Plateau-54 Oyo-53 Benue-43 FCT-30 Ondo-18 Kaduna-16 Akwa Ibom-13 Gombe-13 Rivers-12 Ekiti-9 Osun-8 Cross River-3 Borno-2 Edo-2 Bayelsa-1.”
Below is a breakdown of cases by state as reported by the health agency: