The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, announced that the country has recorded 260 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 12,486.

The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle and website on Sunday night.

The centre also said that the number of fatalities has risen to 354 after recording 12 new deaths, while 3,959 people have been discharged from the isolation centres after full recovery.

“260 new cases of #COVID19; Abia-67 FCT-40 Lagos-38 Ogun-19 Gombe-16 Edo-14 Imo-9 Kwara-8 Katsina-8 Nasarawa-8 Borno-8 Kaduna-6 Bauchi-5 Ekiti-4 Niger-2 Ondo-2 Plateau-2 Kano-2 Sokoto-2.”

260 new cases of #COVID19;

Abia-67

FCT-40

Lagos-38

Ogun-19

Gombe-16

Edo-14

Imo-9

Kwara-8

Katsina-8

Nasarawa-8

Borno-8

Kaduna-6

Bauchi-5

Ekiti-4

Niger-2

Ondo-2

Plateau-2

Kano-2

Sokoto-2

12486 cases of #COVID19Nigeria

Discharged: 3959

Deaths: 354

Meanwhile, Lagos State has now recorded over 1,000 recoveries from COVID-19. On Sunday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu confirmed the discharge of 31 more persons. It brings the total number of patients successfully managed and discharged in the state to 1,025.