The Nigeria Center for Disease  Control (NCDC) disclosed on Monday via its official Twitter handle that the country had recorded 126 new cases of COVID-19.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 56,604.

Of the new cases, 37 were recorded in Abuja, 27 in Lagos, 16 in Plateau, 9 in Kaduna, 7 in Abia, while Gombe and Ondo states recorded  six cases each.

Imo state recorded 5 new cases, Delta, Ekiti, Kwara recorded 2 cases each, while  Bauchi, , Katsina, Kano and Yobe Katsina, had one case each.