FCT tops daily COVID-19 cases with 40 infections

FCT tops daily COVID-19 cases with 40 infections

A graphic design of update on COVID-19 in the country for September 9, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Wednesday night, September 9, 2020, released an update of 176 new cases of infection recorded across the country.

Giving a breakdown of the figures, the health agency said the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) topped the list of daily COVID-19 fresh cases with 40 new infections recorded in the last 24 hours.

Lagos came second with 34 cases followed by Plateau with 26 cases.

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Other states include Enugu – 14, Delta and Ogun – 12, Ondo – 9, Oyo – 8, Ekiti – 6, Ebonyi – 4, Adamawa, Nasarawa, Kwara and Rivers – 2, Edo, Osun and Bauchi – 1.

This brings the total confirmed cases in the country to 55,632 and on a positive note, the country has been able to manage 43,610 people who have recovered from the virus just as 1,070 people have unfortunately died from the disease.

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