Nigeria recorded 189 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 57,145.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC in their Twitter handle said out of these, more than 48, 000 have recovered and discharged after treatment in the country’s 36 states and the federal capital, Abuja.
Only about 8,000 infections are still active in the country, one of the lowest in the past three months, an indication that the nation is heading for a plateau in the epidemiological curve.
The death toll from the contagion is now 1,095, after three people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours.
According to the NCDC update, the 189 new cases were reported in the following 14 states: