The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 176 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 55,632.
The NCDC made this known on Wednesday night via its Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded the highest number of infections with 40 cases, followed by Lagos State with 34 cases.
Other states with new COVID-19 cases includes Plateau-26, Enugu-14 Delta-12, Ogun-12, Ondo-9, Oyo-8, Ekiti-6, Ebonyi-4, Adamawa-2, Nasarawa-2, Kwara-2, Rivers-2, Edo-1, Osun-1,Bauchi-1.
The health centre further revealed that 43,610 patients have now been discharged across the country, with 1,070 patients losing their lives to the Coronavirus.
“On the 9th of September 2020, 176 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.
“The 176 new cases are reported from 17 states- FCT (40), Lagos (34), Plateau (26), Enugu (14), Delta (12), Ogun (12), Ondo (9), Oyo (8), Ekiti (6), Ebonyi (4), Adamawa (2), Nasarawa (2), Kwara(2), Rivers (2), Edo (1), Osun (1), Bauchi (1).
“Till date, 55632 cases have been confirmed, 43610 cases have been discharged and 1070 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/GUc6wHs1QY
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 9, 2020