The NCDC gave this indication through its verified website on Sunday.
The public health agency stated that the 56 new infections were registered from Lagos – 47, the FCT – 6, Ogun – 2, and Gombe – 1.
“Monday’s report includes nine state with no reported cases: – Sokoto, Rivers, Imo, Nasarawa, Plateau, Kaduna, Oyo, Ekiti and Kano,” it stated.
The agency noted that the new cases bring the total case load in the country to 167,859.
It added that four more patients recovered after treatment and were discharged from isolation centers across the country.
The NCDC noted that 164,382 cases have been successfully treated in the country, while zero deaths were registered as at July 4, 2021, leaving Nigeria’s total number of deaths at 2,121.
The NCDC said that the country had successfully tested 2,3 million samples out of over 200 million Nigerians.