Nigeria confirms 125 fresh COVID-19 infections as recoveries near 43,000

Nigeria confirms 125 fresh COVID-19 infections as recoveries near 43,000

A graphic statistics of COVID-19 update for September 3, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday, September 3, 2020, confirmed 125 fresh cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The NCDC data disclosed it’s latest data saying the new cases of infections brings the total number of infections in the country to 54,588.

The new cases were reported from 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

Lagos topped the list this time with the highest number of infections for the day at 42 and is followed by the FCT with 25 new cases, Katsina – 14 and Kaduna – 11.

Eight more persons were infected in Kwara State, Ondo – 7; Delta – 4; Anambra and Oyo – 3; Edo, Ogun and Osun – 2 and Cross River -1.

However, 1,048 persons have died from COVID-19 complications while 42,627 cases have been treated and discharged in the country.

The Federal Government had further eased the lockdown it imposed in the wake of the pandemic as the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, adjusted the curfew during it’s briefing on Thursday, September 3, 2020, and said it will now be from 12 midnight through 4 am.

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