As the battle against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 365 new cases of the deadly disease and eight fatalities in seven states and the federal capital territory.
This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update for Sunday, September 12.
According to the agency’s update, Lagos which is the hardest-hit state by the pandemic, topped the COVID-19 infection chart with 209 new cases, followed by Ondo and FCT with 88 and 31 infections, respectively.
Other states that recorded new positive samples include Rivers (16), Ebonyi (11), Kaduna (6), Ekiti (3) and Plateau (1).
Eight persons were said to have died of COVID-19 complications on Sunday, raising the country’s total fatality toll to 2,598.
According to the agency, 343 new recoveries were reported across the country.
A total of 199,151 COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed — out of which 186,418 persons have been discharged.
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