The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 131 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 56,735.
The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Thursday.
“On the 17th of September 2020, 131 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 56735 cases have been confirmed, 48092 cases have been discharged and 1093 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The 131 new COVID-19 cases are reported from 18 states in Nigeria- Lagos (45), Kaduna (17), Plateau (17), FCT (16), Delta (6), Niger (6), Kwara (5), Oyo (3), Akwa Ibom (2), Cross River (2), Ekiti (2), Enugu (2), Osun (2), Sokoto (2), Bauchi (1), Ebonyi (1), Katsina (1), Rivers (1)-1.”
See the breakdown of cases by state below;
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
131 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,093 deaths pic.twitter.com/A2XC1CNCrn
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 17, 2020
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Nigeria records 131 cases
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