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  • Updated: September 18, 2020

COVID-19 Update In Nigeria: NCDC Confirms 131 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that Nigeria now has a total of 56,735 confirmed cases with a fresh record of 131 COVID-19 cases on Thursday, September 17, 2020.

According to the NCDC, the 131 new cases were reported from 18 states- Lagos (45), Kaduna (17), Plateau (17), FCT (16), Delta (6), Niger (6), Kwara (5), Oyo (3), Akwa Ibom (2), Cross River (2), Ekiti (2), Enugu (2), Osun (2), Sokoto (2), Bauchi (1), Ebonyi (1), Katsina (1), Rivers (1).

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So far 48,092 persons have been discharged from the novel virus, while 1,093 have been reported dead since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

See NCDC's Tweet below:

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Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe
Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe

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