The NCDC made this known on Tuesday night via its Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new infections were recorded in 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The states with new Covid-19 cases are Lagos-74; Plateau and Rivers-25 each; Gombe and FCT-19; Osun-10; Kaduna-5; Borno-3; Ogun and Katsina-2 each; Nasarawa, Bayelsa, and Edo-1 each.
The health centre further revealed that 49,937 patients have successfully been treated and discharged across the country, while 1,111 persons have succumbed to the coronavirus.
“On the 29th of September 2020, 187 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.
“The 187 new cases are reported from 13 states in Nigeria- Lagos (74), Plateau (25), Rivers (25), Gombe (19), FCT (19), Osun (10), Kaduna (5), Borno (3), Ogun (2), Katsina (2), Nasarawa (1), Bayelsa (1), Edo (1).
‘Till date, 58647 cases have been confirmed, 49937 cases have been discharged and 1111 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
See the breakdown of cases by state below;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 29, 2020