The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 126 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 59,127.
The NCDC made this known on Friday night via its Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The 126 new cases were reported in Lagos-62, Rivers-22, Ogun-9, Plateau-7, FCT-7, Osun-5, Kwara-5, Taraba-3, Bayelsa-2, Abia-2, Zamfara-1, and Imo-1.
The health centre further revealed that 50,593 patients have so far been discharged across the country, while 1,112 deaths have been recorded.
“On the 2nd of October 2020, 126 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” he said.
“The 126 new cases are reported from 12 states- Lagos (62), Rivers (22), Ogun (9), Plateau (7), FCT (7), Osun (5), Kwara (5), Taraba (3), Bayelsa (2), Abia (2), Zamfara (1), Imo (1).
“Till date, 59127 cases have been confirmed, 50593 cases have been discharged and 1112 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/zQrpNf5Q61#TakeResponsibility pic.twitter.com/2UfoHbvEJ6
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) October 2, 2020