The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 111 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 57,724.
The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday.
“On the 23rd of September 2020, 111 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 57724 cases have been confirmed, 48985 cases have been discharged and 1102 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 111 new cases are reported from 12 states in Nigeria; Lagos (31), Gombe (18), Kaduna (18), FCT (15), Rivers (14), Imo (3), Kwara (3), Oyo (3), Bayelsa (2), Ogun (2), Edo (1), Osun (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|
111 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,102 deaths pic.twitter.com/LFW69Zb0vR
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 23, 2020
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