Nigeria records 296 new COVID-19 cases

Nigeria records 296 new COVID-19 cases

A graphic design update of COVID-19 statistics for September 8, 2020

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, in its latest update on Tuesday night, September 8, 2020, reported 296 new COVID-19 cases.

The new infections were reported in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and 13 other states of the federation. 

Plateau topped the list with 183 cases, Lagos came second with 33 infections followed closely by FCT with 25 new cases.

Other states include Ogun- 16, Oyo – 7, Ekiti – 6, Kwara and Ondo – 5, Anambra, Imo and Nasarawa – 3, Rivers, Gombe and Edo – 2 and Akwa Ibom – 1.

With this, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 55,456 and 43,334 people successfully treated and discharged.

However, 1,067 people have died from the virus in the country.

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