#COVID19: Nigeria Recorded 296 New Cases Of Coronavirus In Over 14 States


Nigeria has recorded 296 new cases of COVID-19, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced in its late tweet on Tuesday, September 8.


According to the health agency, Plateau state recorded the highest number of cases with 183 cases. Lagos had 33 infections followed closely by FCT with 25 new cases.


Other states with fresh cases include Ogun-16, Oyo – 7, Ekiti – 6, Kwara and Ondo – 5, Anambra, Imo, and Nasarawa– 3, Rivers, Gombe, and Edo had two each while Akwa Ibom had just one fresh case.


Nigeria now has 55,456 confirmed cases of the viral disease with 43,334 people successfully managed and discharged. 1,067 Nigerians have died from viral disease in the country.


See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below:

 296 fresh COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria

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