Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,567.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its Twitter handle Sunday night.
So far, 24,567 cases have been confirmed, 9,007 cases have been discharged and 565 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The NCDC twitted that the 490 new cases emanated from 20 states.
Global coronavirus cases now exceed 10 million and more than half a million people have died from the respiratory disease, according to Johns Hopkins University. The United States accounts for about a quarter of all deaths.