By G9ija

A total of one hundred and twenty, 120, new cases of COVID-19 infections have been recorded in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced the figure on Monday night in a tweet via its official Twitter handle.

NCDC said Rivers State recorded 65 cases, while FCT followed with 12 cases.

Nigeria now has a total of 59,465 confirmed cases and 1,113 deaths.

The tweet reads, “120 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Rivers-65

FCT-12

Ogun-9

Katsina-8

Anambra-7

Bauchi-5

Oyo-5

Nasarawa-3

Kaduna-2

Kwara-1

Taraba-1

Imo-1

Delta-1

59,465 confirmed

50,951 discharged

1,113 deaths.”