The death toll from COVID-19 infections in Nigeria now stands at 801 according to the latest update from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The NCDC on Monday also reported 562 new cases with confirmed cases in the country reaching 37,225 and 15,333 patients discharged.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) reported the highest number of new cases with 102, while Lagos recorded 100 cases.
In Plateau State there were 52 new cases, 50 in Kwara State, 47 in Abia State, 35 in Kaduna State, 34 in Benue State, 26 in Oyo State and 24 in Ebonyi State.
There were 16 new cases in Kano State, 15 in Niger State, 14 in Anambra State, 12 in Gombe State and 11 in Edo State.
There were six new in Rivers State, five each in Nasarawa and Delta states, three in Borno State, two each in Enugu and Bauchi states and one Kebbi State.