Seven hundred and seventy-nine new cases of the coronavirus have been recorded in NIgeria.
This was made known by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control in its daily COVID19 report, bringing the total number of infections to Twenty-four thousand and Seventy-seven.
According to the agency, Lagos reported the highest number of cases with Two hundred and eighty-five, while Rivers state recorded Sixty-eight new cases and the FCT Sixty.
Other states with new cases include Edo (60), Enugu (56), Delta (47), Ebonyi (42), Oyo (41), Kaduna (19), Ogun (18), Ondo (16), Imo (12), Sokoto (11), Borno (9), Nasarawa (8), Abia (5), Gombe (5), Kebbi (5), Kano (4), Yobe (3), Ekiti (3), and Osun (2).
The total number of deaths now stands at Five hundred and fifty-eight, while eight thousand, six hundred and twenty-five patients have been successfully treated and discharged.