Ondo State on Sunday recorded 90 fresh cases of COVID-19, surpassing the daily infections in Lagos State.

According to the latest data provided by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Ondo cases surpassed that of Lagos State which accounted for 22 confirmed cases of the deadly virus.

The South West State recorded the highest daily cases followed by Kwara and Rivers which accounted for 89 and 53 respectively.

Nigeria's COVID-19 cases have increased to 139,748 after the NCDC confirmed 506 additional cases in the 36 States and the FCT.

The total deaths so far stands at 1667 since the outbreak of the pandemic, while about 113,525 have been successfully treated and discharged from various isolation centres after recovering from the disease.

Below are the number of cases and the other States affected according to Sunday's NCDC report: Borno-45, Gombe-32, FCT-28, Imo-26, Ogun-25, Lagos-22, Kaduna-14, Kano-14, Edo-13, Osun-11, Cross River-10, Yobe-9, Ekiti-7, Kebbi-6, Nasarawa-6, Oyo-5, and Jigawa-1.

"Our discharges today include 360 community recoveries in Lagos State, 138 in Osun State, 121 in Plateau State, 89 in Imo State and 38 in Kano State managed in line with guidelines," NCDC stated.

Meanwhile, Lagos State is still the epicenter of the infection in Nigeria with 51,685 confirmed cases. 45,249 patients have been discharged after receiving treatment while 343 have lost their lives to the deadly virus.


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