Nigeria records 1,244 new coronavirus infections, three more deaths

The second wave of the coronavirus has continued to sweep across Nigeria with 1,244 new infections recorded in 18 states across the country on Monday. Nigeria also recorded three new deaths.

On Sunday, Nigeria crossed the grim milestone of over 100,000 infections as health officials call for stricter enforcement of safety measures.

The 1 244 new cases on Monday pushed the total number of infections in the country to 101, 331.

One in every six persons (16 per cent) tested for COVID-19 in Nigeria in the past two weeks tested positive for the virus, indicating how far the virus has spread,

OSBC’S review of official data showed that Nigeria set a weekly record of about 10, 000 cases in the past week.

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