The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 113 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 61,307.
The NCDC disclosed this via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Saturday.
“On the 17th of October 2020, 113 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 61307 cases have been confirmed, 56557 cases have been discharged and 1123 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 113 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos (37), Kaduna (16), Ogun (11), Plateau (11), Taraba (8), Rivers (7), FCT (6), Enugu (4), Niger (4), Edo (3), Delta (2), Imo (2), Benue (1), Kano (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|
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