The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has topped the list of daily COVID-19 fresh cases with 40 new infections recorded in the last 24 hours.
Following the 176 fresh cases released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night, the total confirmed cases has risen to 55,632.
Giving a breakdown of the figures, the health agency said Lagos came second with 34 cases followed by Plateau with 26 cases.
Other states include Enugu – 14, Delta and Ogun – 12, Ondo – 9, Oyo – 8, Ekiti – 6, Ebonyi – 4, Adamawa, Nasarawa, Kwara and Rivers – 2, Edo, Osun and Bauchi – 1.
On a positive note, the country has been able to manage 43,610 people who have recovered from the virus just as 1,070 people have unfortunately died from the disease.
176 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 9, 2020
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