Nigeria on Saturday night recorded 113 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the country to 61,307.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its official twitter handle. The NCDC further disclosed that 56,557 patients have been discharged, and 1,123 persons have lost their lives to the virus since the pandemic began.
Lagos State recorded the highest number of cases with 37 cases, followed by Kaduna State with 16 cases, and Ogun State with 11 cases.
Plateau recorded 11 new cases, Taraba-8 Rivers-7 FCT-6 Enugu-4 Niger-4 Edo-3 Delta-2 Imo-2 and Benue-1.
113 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,123 deaths pic.twitter.com/JXCnBkxBGP
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) October 17, 2020