The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 417 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, in Nigeria.
There was an increase of 119 cases from the 298 reported on Sunday.
In its daily update late Monday evening, NCDC disclosed that 337 recovered patients were discharged while 2 new fatalities were also recorded.
Lagos State recorded most cases with 207 followed by Kaduna with 44.
16 states including the FCT reported new cases on Monday.
Others are Ondo(38), Abia(28), Anambra(21), Plateau(20), Bauchi(13), Oyo(9), Ebonyi(9), Delta(7), Edo(7), Enugu(6), Niger(3), Gombe(2), Ogun(1), FCT(1), and Kano(1).
So far, Nigeria has recorded a total of 49,485 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
36,834 patients have recovered while 977 have died.