Nigeria records 106 new coronavirus infections, more deaths


Director General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu addressing the press at the presentation of 15,000 COVID-19 test kits to NCDC by UNICEF in Abuja on Tuesday, Sept 29, 2020. [Twitter-@NCDCgov]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 106 more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

This brings the total number of recorded infections in the country so far to 162,997.

The health agency made the announcement on Thursday night while giving an update via its official website.

NCDC also reported seven COVID-19 related deaths.

The report reads: “106 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-33
FCT-20
Cross River-11
Rivers-11
Kaduna-7
Edo-6
Ondo-6
Nasarawa-3
Ogun-3
Kano-2
Bauchi-2
Osun-2

162,997 confirmed
151,708 discharged
2,058 deaths

“Today’s death is from a backlog of data from Rivers State”.

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