Nigeria records 113 new COVID-19 cases, total now 61,307
As the battle against Coronavirus continues, Nigeria has recorded 113 new cases of the deadly virus in 11 states and the federal capital territory, Abuja.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its official Twitter handle yesternight.
The centre, NCDC revealed that the total number of confirmed cases is now 61,307.
According to the NCDC, 56,557 patients have been discharged, and 1,123 persons have lost their lives to the virus.
The body further revealed on Saturday that Lagos State recorded the highest number of cases with 37 cases, followed by Kaduna State with 16 cases, and Ogun State with 11 cases.
The breakdown of the new cases in states are as follow:
Plateau-11, Taraba – 8, Rivers – 7, FCT – 6, Enugu – 4, Niger – 4, Edo – 3, Delta – 2, Imo – 2, Benue – 1
113 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,123 deaths pic.twitter.com/JXCnBkxBGP
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) October 17, 2020
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