On Monday night, Nigeria recorded one of its lowest coronavirus infection toll in nearly six months with 132 new cases and one death, authorities said.
Monday’s tally is however higher than the 79 cases reported on Sunday night. This means there were 53 more cases than the figure recorded on Sunday.
The new cases have now taken the total number of infections in the country to 56, 388. This is according to an update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night.
There are still almost 11, 000 active cases while about 44, 337 patients have recovered and have been discharged across the country’s 36 states and Abuja, the capital.
In the past three weeks, Nigeria has not reported any daily infection above 300, an indication that the country might have passed the worst stage of its coronavirus pandemic thereby flattening the COVID-19 pandemic curve. The single death recorded on Monday takes the total fatality toll to 1, 083.