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Coronavirus: NCDC Confirms 221 New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday evening, 18th September 2020, confirmed 221 new cases of Coronavirus disease infection in Nigeria.

The new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.

This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 56,956 which includes 48,205 discharged cases and 1,094 deaths.

Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Lagos having the highest number of cases, followed by Abia.

Lagos-59
Abia-46
FCT-22
Gombe-20
Plateau-17
Rivers-11
Bauchi-7
Benue-6
Ekiti-6
Imo-6
Kaduna-4
Kwara-4
Ondo-4
Ogun-3
Osun-3
Bayelsa-1
Edo-1
Kano-1

56,956 confirmed
48,305 discharged
1,094 deaths

Source: Naija News

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