The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest data on COVID-19 confirmed 126 new cases as the recovery toll inched towards the 50,000 mark.
Revealing in a tweet on Sunday evening that the new cases were confirmed from eleven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the new figures takes the country’s infections to 58,324 while total number of recovery persons stood at 49,794.
The data also showed that the FCT had the highest number of infections – 30 – followed by Lagos State with 24 new cases. Rivers also reported 23 new infections, Ogun State -13, Katsina – nine; Plateau – nine; Ondo – six; Kaduna – four; Kwara – four; Imo – two; Bauchi – one and Edo – one.
Although the number of fresh cases has been on a decline in recent months in Nigeria, the coronavirus has claimed 1,108 lives so far.
126 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,108 deaths pic.twitter.com/O4LzYeJGBj
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 27, 2020
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