Nigeria on Monday recorded 155 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Four more deaths were also recorded, the health agency added bringing the total death toll in the country to 1,061.
The new cases on Monday were reported from 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory with Lagos taking the lead with 42 new cases followed by Plateau with 25 new cases.
Other States with new cases are; Rivers (16), Ebonyi (10), FCT(9), Abia (9), Ogun (9), Osun (7), Katsina (6), Kaduna (6), Ekiti (4), Taraba (4), Edo (3), Anambra (2), Akwa Ibom (2), Kano (1).
The new figures bring the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 55,160; the agency confirmed that 43,231 people have recovered and have been discharged from different isolation centers across the country.