Nigeria Records 239 New Cases Of COVID-19
Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 239 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infection to 54,247 confirmed cases.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a late-night tweet.
The country now has a total of 42,010 persons discharged and 1,023 recorded deaths.
Plateau reported the highest number of cases with 116 while the Federal Capital Territory ranked second with 33 new infections.
Other states with new cases include Lagos-19, Ekiti-12, Kaduna-11, Ogun-11, Ebonyi-8, Benue-7, Abia-5, Delta-5, Ondo-4, Edo-3, Imo-2, Osun-2, and Bauchi-1.
239 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,023 deaths pic.twitter.com/TjHaSMIzn8
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 1, 2020