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“85 In Lagos, 72 In Oyo” – Nigeria Confirms 212 New Cases Of Coronavirus As Total Hits 61,194

NCDC has confirmed 212 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 212 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 61,194.

"85 In Lagos, 72 In Oyo" - Nigeria Confirms 212 New Cases Of Coronavirus As Total Hits 61,194 1

The NCDC disclosed this on Friday night via its verified Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases are recorded in eight states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 16th of October 2020, 212 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 212 new cases are reported from 8 states- Lagos (85), Oyo (72), FCT (21), Ogun (11), Plateau (11), Katsina (6), Kaduna (5), Osun (1).

“Till date, 61194 cases have been confirmed, 52304 cases have been discharged and 1119 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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See the breakdown of cases by state below:

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