The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in its daily update on the virus.
In the agency’s latest update, the cases were reported in 12 states of the federation.
It says: ”Today’s report includes 71 cases reported for FCT for 18th (40) and 19th (31) Sep 2021, 20 cases reported for Lagos for 18th ( and 19th (12) Sep 2021, 130 discharges including community discharge reported from Oyo State, 0 cases from Edo, Oyo, Ogun and Osun States.
FCT takes the lead with 71cases, Lagos-20, Imo-17, Rivers-15, Cross River-9, Kano-7, Ondo-7, Plateau-4, Ekiti-3, Niger-3, Delta-2, Bauchi-1.
Overall, 209,546 cases have been confirmed, 197,546 discharged and 2,838 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Nigeria records 159 new COVID-19 cases