Nigeria records 176 new COVID-19 cases


Nigeria records 176 new COVID-19 cases

In a late-night tweet via their official Twitter handle on Tuesday, September 22 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, disclosed that Nigeria recorded 176 new cases of the novel coronavirus.

According to the nation’s health agency, the new cases were reported from 14 states of the federation, and the FCT, with Lagos topping the report having 73 new infections.

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Other states with new cases include Plateau- 50, FCT- 17, Rivers- 8, Ondo- 6, Niger and Ogun- 5, Edo and Kaduna- 3, Oyo -2, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Delta and Nasarawa with 1 case each.

The new cases bring the country’s total caseload to 57,613 with 48,836 cases discharged and 1,100 deaths.

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