Nigeria on Thursday recorded 135 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 56,735.
The latest figures were disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its official twitter handle:
131 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,093 deaths pic.twitter.com/A2XC1CNCrn
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 17, 2020
Of the new cases recorded, Lagos had 45, Kaduna and Plateau 17, while the FCT recorded 16.
Other affected states were Delta and Niger with six each, Kwara with five, Oyo with three, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Ekiti, Enugu, Osun, and Sokoto with two each, while Bauchi, Ebonyi, Katsina and Rivers have one each.