BREAKING: 416 new cases of COVID-19, with Nigeria's total rising to 10578; death toll rises to 299

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Monday evening 416 new cases of COVID-19 in 19 states of the federation and in Abuja, the country's capital.

In the daily update on the situation of COVID-19 in Nigeria, published on Twitter, the NCDC reported that the new cases raised the total number of people infected by the virus in the country to 10,578.

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The death toll has also gone from 287 to 299 in the past 24 hours, while 3,122 people have been released from treatment facilities across the country.

Read too: Nigeria surpasses the 10,000 mark, with 307 new COVID-19 cases, totaling 10162; death toll now 287

The breakdown of the figure by state revealed the following: Lagos (192), Edo (41), Rivers (33), Kaduna (30), Kwara (23), Nasarawa (18), Borno (17). ), FCT (14), Oyo (10), Katsina (7), Abia (5) and Delta (5).

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Others are – Adamawa (4), Kano (4), Imo (3), Ondo (3), Benue (2), Bauchi (2), Ogun (2) and Niger (1).

NCDC said: “10,578 # COVID19 cases in Nigeria.

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"High: 3,122 and deaths: 299"

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