The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the death of ten COVID-19 patients in the last 24 hours.
NCDC made this intimation through its Twitter account on Monday.
Acccording to the federal health agency, 397 new infections of the virus were also recorded in the country.
The new cases were reported from 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), bringing the country’s total number of infected people to 84,811.
144 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 83 in Plateau, 48 in Kaduna, 36 in Adamawa and 22 in Rivers. Oyo reported 16 cases, Kebbi 10, Nasarawa and Sokoto had seven cases each.
Five infections each were recorded in the FCT and Kano; four in Edo, Jigawa 3, Ogun and Akwa Ibom state had 2 cases, while Niger, Bauchi and Zamfara had 1 each.