“31 In Lagos, 18 In Gombe” – Nigeria Records 111 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 57,724
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 111 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 57,724.
The NCDC made this known on Wednesday night via its Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The new Covid-19 infections are recorded in Lagos-31; Gombe and Kaduna-18 each; FCT-15; Rivers-14; Imo, Kwara, and Oyo-3 each; Bayelsa and Ogun-2 each; Edo and Osun-1 each.
The health centre further revealed that 48,985 patients have been discharged across the country. However, the coronavirus infection has claimed 1,102 lives.
“On the 23rd of September 2020, 111 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.
“The 111 new cases are reported from 12 states in Nigeria; Lagos (31), Gombe (18), Kaduna (18), FCT (15), Rivers (14), Imo (3), Kwara (3), Oyo (3), Bayelsa (2), Ogun (2), Edo (1), Osun (1).
“Till date, 57724 cases have been confirmed, 48985 cases have been discharged and 1102 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
See the breakdown of cases by state below;
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet#TakeResponsibility pic.twitter.com/Z6PDlqiUtX
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 23, 2020