Nigeria’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 20, 919 on Monday as 675 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
Seven deaths were recorded from the virus on Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 525.
There was an increase in the number of confirmed cases reported Monday evening compared to what was reported on Sunday, 436.
The health agency in a tweet Monday evening said the new cases were reported in 21 states.
These are Lagos, Oyo, Rivers, Delta, Ebonyi, Gombe, Ondo, Kaduna, Kwara, Ogun, Federal Capital Territory ( FCT), Edo, Abia, Nasarawa, Imo, Bayelsa, Borno, Katsina, Sokoto, Bauchi and Plateau.