The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, disclosed via its official Twitter handle on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 that Nigeria has recorded 126 new cases of the coronavirus.
The agency stated that the 126 infections were reported from 17 states across the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 56,604.
Of the new cases 37 were recorded in Abuja, 27 in Lagos 16 in Plateau, 9 in Kaduna, 7 in Abia, while Gombe and Ondo states recorded 6 cases each.
Imo state recorded 5 new cases, Delta, Ekiti, Kwara recorded 2 cases each, while Bauchi, Kano, Yobe and Katsina, had 1 case each.
The NCDC sadly announced three more deaths, bringing the national death toll to 1,091.
According to the NCDC, 3,442 patients have been successfully treated and recovered from COVID-19 within the last 24 hours and the figure takes the number of successfully treated cases in the country to 47,872.