The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC says 1617 fresh cases of COVID19 recorded in Nigeria on Monday, January 18.
According to the health agency, Lagos recorded 776 fresh cases, the highest for the day.
Other places with fresh cases include Kaduna-147, Kwara-131, FCT-102, Plateau-78, Edo-59, Ogun-53, Osun-45, Rivers-37, Taraba-36, Nasarawa-34, Adamawa-33, Kano-26, Delta-20, Ebonyi-16, Bayelsa-11, Gombe-11 and Borno-2.
Nigeria now has 112,004 confirmed cases of the disease.
89,939 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 1,449 deaths have sadly been recorded.