The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 49 more COVID-19 related deaths in the country, bringing the total number of fatalities so far to 2,544.
The specialist health agency made this known via a post on its verified Facebook page on Sunday morning.
NCDC also reported 964 new cases of the virus in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja amid a new spike in the pandemic.
The post reads: “964 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
“Two States with zero cases reported: Osun, and Sokoto”.