The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 48 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 61,930.
The NCDC disclosed this via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Saturday.
“On the 24th of October 2020, 48 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 61930 cases have been confirmed, 57285 cases have been discharged and 1129 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 48 new cases are reported from 6 states- Lagos (18), FCT (13), Kaduna (6), Rivers (5), Ogun (5), Ondo (1),” the NCDC said.
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|
48 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,129 deaths pic.twitter.com/6L6imDe6qJ
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) October 24, 2020
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Nigeria confirms 48 cases