COVID-19: Nigeria Records Lower Daily Infections with 79 New Cases
The number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria reached 56,256, while the death toll from the virus stands at 1,082 as the worst pandemic in a century escalated across the world.
The country on Sunday night records 79 new COVID-19 cases, one of the lower cases reported in five months, the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control(NCDC) announced this via it official Twitter handle.
64 COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from isolation centers and 4 coronavirus-related deaths recorded.
The newly recorded COVID-19 cases were reported across 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory. Lagos reported the highest number of cases on Sunday night with 30 infections, while Kaduna confirmed 17 cases, Ogun had 7 cases and Anambra reported 5 cases.
Others state with new cases as follows: Kano-4, Katsina-3, FCT-3, Akwa Ibom-3, Oyo-2, Rivers-2, Delta-1, Plateau-1 and Ondo-1.
Nigeria has tested 440,248 persons since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced on 27 February 2020.
According to the health agency on September 13, 2020, 79 new confirmed cases of #COVID19 recorded, while 4 have died of the novel coronavirus.
Till date, a total of 56,256 cases have been confirmed, 44,152 cases have been discharged and 1,082 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|