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)

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Samples Tested

430,712

Confirmed Cases

55,632

Active Cases

10,952

Discharged Cases

43,610

Death

1,070

Confirmed Cases By State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 18,456 3,015 15,237 204
FCT 5,375 3,669 1,637 69
Oyo 3,209 1,210 1,961 38
Plateau 2,954 1,045 1,879 30
Edo 2,603 99 2,404 100
Kaduna 2,214 83 2,099 32
Rivers 2,195 49 2,087 59
Delta 1,780 116 1,616 48
Kano 1,728 70 1,604 54
Ogun 1,715 40 1,648 27
Ondo 1,575 57 1,485 33
Enugu 1,198 89 1,088 21
Ebonyi 1,034 18 986 30
Kwara 989 170 794 25
Katsina 819 338 457 24
Abia 816 96 712 8
Osun 803 30 756 17
Gombe 746 80 643 23
Borno 741 2 703 36
Bauchi 671 11 646 14
Imo 537 314 211 12
Benue 460 50 401 9
Nasarawa 443 133 298 12
Bayelsa 391 5 365 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Ekiti 299 40 254 5
Akwa Ibom 283 28 247 8
Niger 244 16 216 12
Adamawa 230 35 180 15
Anambra 226 26 181 19
Sokoto 159 0 142 17
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Taraba 91 12 73 6
Cross River 83 2 73 8
Zamfara 78 0 73 5
Yobe 67 0 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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