Nigeria records 126 new cases of coronavirus, total now 56,604

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 126 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infection cases to 56,604.

The NCDC made this known via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Wednesday.

“On the 16th of September 2020, 126 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 56604 cases have been confirmed, 47872 cases have been discharged and 1091 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 126 new cases are reported from 17 states- FCT (37), Lagos (27), Plateau (16), Kaduna (9), Abia (7), Gombe (6), Ondo (6), Imo (5), Delta (2), Ekiti (2), Kwara (2), Oyo (2), Bauchi (1), Kano (1), Katsina (1), Ogun (1), Yobe (1),” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos18,7233,27315,245205
FCT5,4885224,89274
Oyo3,2231,0822,10239
Plateau3,1589692,15831
Edo2,610782,427105
Kaduna2,305902,18233
Rivers2,208292,12059
Delta1,7931061,63849
Ogun1,755221,70528
Kano1,733261,65354
Ondo1,590651,49035
Enugu1,2321231,08821
Ebonyi1,034799730
Kwara1,0047790225
Katsina84436345724
Abia835357928
Osun8051777117
Gombe7797567925
Borno741270336
Bauchi6811165614
Imo55132321612
Benue467574019
Nasarawa44713729812
Bayelsa393237021
Jigawa322330811
Ekiti305332675
Akwa Ibom286272518
Niger2441621612
Anambra2322918419
Adamawa2301919615
Sokoto159014217
Taraba9516736
Kebbi931848
Cross River830749
Zamfara780735
Yobe736598
Kogi5032

 

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