Nigeria records 153 new cases of COVID-19, 94 recoveries


Nigeria records 153 new cases of COVID-19, 94 recoveries

According to the latest data from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, Nigeria on Thursday, October 1 2020, recorded 153 new cases of the novel Coronavirus.

The 153 new cases were reported from 14 states, including Lagos – 81, Rivers – 21, FCT – 11, Ogun – 8, Kaduna – 7, Oyo – 6, Akwa Ibom – 5, Osun and Katsina – 3 each, Edo, Ebonyi and Nasarawa – 2 each, Plateau and Kano – 1 each.

Lagos remains the country’s epicentre for the virus as its total confirmed cases neared 20,000.

Till date, a total of 59,001 cases have been confirmed with 50,452 cases discharged and 1,112 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The nation also recorded 94 recoveries within the past 24 hours.

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