Nigeria records 70 new cases of COVID-19 in 10 states and FCT
As the battle against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 78 new cases of the deadly disease in 10 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).
This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update for October 10.
According to the breakdown by the NCDC, Lagos recorded the most infections with 22 new cases, followed by Kaduna and the FCT with 12 and 10 infections, respectively.
Other states that reported fresh infections include Benue (9), Imo (8), Akwa Ibom (4), Delta (4), Kano (4), Jigawa (3), Plateau (1) and Rivers (1).
The agency said 142 persons were discharged on Sunday after recovering from the infection.
According to the agency’s update, two persons died of COVID-19-related complications on Sunday, raising the total number of fatalities to 2,747.
Out of the 207,694 COVID-19 cases so far confirmed in Nigeria, 195,274 patients have recovered.