The NCDC made this known on Friday night via its Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases are recorded in 10 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The 151 new COVID-19 cases are recorded in Lagos-71, Ogun-26, Kaduna-17, Osun-10, Oyo-8, FCT-6, Rivers-6, Plateau-5, Akwa Ibom-1 and Ekiti-1.
The health centre further revealed that 51,614 patients have been successfully treated and discharged across the coutry. However, the infection has claimed 1,113 lives.
“On the 9th of October 2020, 151 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.
“The 151 new cases are reported from 10 states- Lagos (71), Ogun (26), Kaduna (17), Osun (10), Oyo (8), FCT (6), Rivers (6), Plateau (5), Akwa Ibom (1), Ekiti (1).
“Till date, 59992 cases have been confirmed, 51614 cases have been discharged and 1113 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
See the breakdown of cases by state below;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) October 9, 2020