BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 176 new infections of coronavirus (COVID-19) late on Wednesday night with the total figure now rising to 55,632 cases nationwide.
According to the NCDC, three deaths were also recorded in the last 24 hours as fatality numbers got to 1,070 deaths across all 36 states and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Generally, the day’s highlights captured by NCDC on its official website indicated that; “On the 9th of September 2020, 176 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 55,632 cases have been confirmed, 43,610 cases have been discharged and 1070 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
The Centre’s breakdown of the 176 new cases reported from 17 states showed thus: FCT (40), Lagos (34), Plateau (26), Enugu (14), Delta (12), Ogun (12), Ondo (9) and Oyo (8).
Other states on the daily infection chart of Wednesday, September 9 are: Ekiti (6), Ebonyi (4), Adamawa (2), Nasarawa (2), Kwara (2), Rivers (2), Edo (1), Osun (1) and Bauchi (1)
Confirmed Cases By State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|