Nigeria records 131 fresh COVID-19 cases


Nigeria records 131 fresh COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), disclosed on Thursday, September 17 2020, that Nigeria recorded 131 new cases of the COVID-19.

Of the new cases, Lagos recorded 45, Kaduna and Plateau 17, while the FCT recorded 16.

Other affected states were Delta and Niger with 6 each, Kwara- 5, Oyo – 3, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Ekiti, Enugu, Osun, and Sokoto with 2 cases each, while Bauchi, Ebonyi, Katsina and Rivers have 1 each.

The new cases now bring the total infections in the country to 56,735.

However, 48,092 have recovered and have been discharged from various isolation centers, while 1,093 have unfortunately lost their lives.

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