Nigeria on Monday recorded 242 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 4,641.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle.
242 new cases of #COVID19:
4641 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 283,978 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT on Monday.