The active cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country has risen to 10,126, this is according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
This is as a result of the confirmation of 49 new cases in 8 states by the agency, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the country so far to 162,641.
The figures represent the lowest daily cases recorded in the country since the beginning of 2021.
NCDC made the announcement on Monday night while giving updates on daily cases via its official website.
The health agency also confirmed the recovery and discharge of 158 patients, bringing the total number of recoveries to 150,466.
The report reads: “48 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
“Our discharges today include 28 community recoveries in Ekiti State managed in line with guidelines”.