Nigeria records 155 New covid-19 cases as total rises to 55, 160

Nigeria on Monday night recorded 155 new cases of novel coronavirus infection.

The cases has been confirmed in 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory with 4 coronavirus-related deaths in the Nigeria in the past 24 hours.

The new COVID-19 update in country have raised the nationwide tally to 55,160.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), disclosed this via its official Twitter handle.

However, 218 patients were discharged after testing negative to the virus, raising the total number of people recovered and discharged to 43,231.

A tweet from NCDC revealed that 42 of the cases were recorded in Lagos, 25 cases were recorded in Plateau, and River recorded 16 cases.

Others states with new cases are: Ebonyi (10), FCT(9), Abia (9), Ogun (9), Osun (7), Katsina (6), Kaduna (6), Ekiti (4), Taraba (4), Edo (3), Anambra (2), Akwa Ibom (2), Kano (1)

Nigeria has tested 424,186 persons since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced on 27 February 2020.

According to the health agency, on the 7th of September 2020, 155 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
Till date, 55,160 cases have been confirmed, 43,231 cases have been discharged and 1061 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.