Nigeria has recorded over 55,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, according to a late-night tweet from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which was released on Sunday.

The health agency revealed that the country’s daily confirmed cases on Sunday stood at 100 with three deaths recorded, moving the tally to 55,005 till date.

The country has so far discharged 43,013 patients from its isolation centres across the country.

It showed that the new cases were reported in 10 States, with Lagos recording 39 cases, followed by the FCT – 22, Kaduna – 19, Oyo with seven cases.

Ebonyi had six new cases, with Edo recording three, while Katsina, Ekiti, Bauchi and Nasarawa, all had one case reported.

100 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria:

Lagos-39
FCT-22
Kaduna-19
Oyo-7
Ebonyi-6
Edo-3
Katsina-1
Ekiti-1
Bauchi-1
Nasarawa-1

55,005 confirmed
43,013 discharged
1,057 deaths

So far, NCDC reports have it that the country has a total of 10,935 active cases, with 1,057 lives claimed by the virus.