The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 521 new infections of COVID-19 Sunday.
In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 152,074 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus in Nigeria.
It said a total of 128,619 people have so far been discharged from hospital, while the number of deaths so far is 1,839.
As of Sunday, more than 111.2 million cases of COVID-19 had been reported worldwide, with more than 62.7 million of those cases listed as recovered on a tracking site run by Johns Hopkins University. The global death toll stood at more than 2.4 million.
In Africa, according to the CBC, the continent has confirmed more than 3.8 million cases and more than 100,000 deaths. South Africa leads the continent on both figures, with more than 1.5 million cases and more than 48,000 deaths.
In Asia, Israel has unveiled a plan to allow people who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend cultural events, fly abroad and go to health clubs and restaurants.
In Europe, Serbia has received a first shipment of 150,000 AstraZeneca vaccines, adding to the three other vaccines already in use.
In the Americas, the official leading Mexico’s response to the pandemic says he has tested positive for the coronavirus.