No deaths as Nigeria records 126 new COVID-19 cases


No deaths as Nigeria records 126 new COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Friday, October 2 2020, reported that Nigeria is yet to record a COVID-19 death in October.

However, the data from the NCDC reported 126 new cases in its latest update on the viral disease.

The 126 new cases recorded were from 12 states, including Lagos – 62, Rivers – 22, Ogun – 9, Plateau and the FCT – 7 each, Osun and Kwara – 5 each, Taraba – 3, Bayelsa and Abia – 2 each, Zamfara and Imo – 1 case each.

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

Till date, a total of 59,127 cases have been confirmed, with 50,593 cases discharged and 1,112 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

Earlier on Friday, prominent figures such as US President, Donald Trump and Liverpool star, Sadio Mane, were confirmed to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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