After the highest ever cases was recorded, the daily virus has drop down and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 501 new infection in Nigeria as the country prepare for a second wave of the pandemic.
This was disclosed via NCDC verified Twitter handle on Sunday night.
The country recorded three additional deaths in the last 24 hours, bring the overall total in the nation to 1,221, health agency said.
Reports claimed that 519 patients have been discharged after testing negative from the virus, while the new infection were reported from 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory in the last 24 hours.
It said that Lagos State recorded the highest number of cases with 218 infections, FCT had 112, Kaduna reported 53, Plateau reported 24 and Katsina confirmed 21 infections.
Amongst other states were Kano-16, Yobe-14, Ondo-10, Ogun-9, Edo-7, Bayelsa-5, Rivers-4, Borno-4, Osun-2 and Ekiti-2.
The total infection in the country till date, 78,434 cases have been confirmed so far, 68,303 cases have been discharged and 1,221 deaths have been recorded in 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory.