Nigeria has now recorded a total of 55,632 cases as NCDC announces 176 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made this known in its daily update late Wednesday night.
It stated that 176 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours across the country.
While 276 recovered patients were discharged, 3 new deaths were also recorded.
16 states and the Federal Capital Territory recorded new cases on Wednesday.
FCT recorded the day’s highest toll with 40 cases while Lagos recorded 34 cases.
Others are Plateau (26), Enugu (14), Delta (12), Ogun (12), Ondo (9), Oyo (8), Ekiti (6), Ebonyi (4), Adamawa (2), Nasarawa (2), Kwara(2), Rivers (2), Edo (1), Osun (1), and Bauchi (1).
So far, there have been 43,610 recoveries while 1,070 fatalities have been recorded.
176 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
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— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 9, 2020