Nigeria Confirms 125 New COVID-19 Cases
Nigeria on Thursday confirmed 125 new COVID-19 cases.
The latest COVID-19 infections was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet via its handle on Thursday.
Lagos State which at the onset of the pandemic was the epicentre of the virus had 37 new cases – the highest number of infections for the day.
In total, 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, had new coronavirus cases for the day under review, according to the data from the NCDC.
The 18 more cases were reported in Plateau State, FCT – 17; Ogun – 15; Rivers -10; Benue – 7; Kaduna – 7; Anambra – 5; Oyo – 3.
Other states with newly-infected persons are as follows: Cross River – 2; Ondo – 2; Edo – 1 and Imo -1.
The new COVID-19 cases take the total infections in Nigeria to 57,849 out of which 49,098 have recovered. However, 1,102 deaths have been recorded from the virus.
125 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,102 deaths pic.twitter.com/YQCcrgngcl
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 24, 2020