FG records 135 new cases of COVID-19 as death toll rises to 1,106

FG records 135 new cases of COVID-19 as death toll rises to 1,106

- NCDC has announced 135 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

- The COVID-19 deaths have now risen to 1,106

- Lagos state tops the list of the cases with 41 while it was followed by the Ogun which recorded 27

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Nigeria has recorded 135 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic as Lagos and Ogun had 41 and 27 respectively.

Legit.ng reports that the news was broken on Saturday, September 26, by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Rivers state recorded 19 cases while it was followed by Abia state which has 10. Oyo and Plateau states recorded 6 cases each as Bauchi and Ondo states have 5 and 5 respectively.

FG records 135 new cases of COVID-19 as death rate rises to 1,106
The director-general of NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu. Credit: Twitter/NCDC.
Source: Twitter

Here is the full list as released by the NCDC via its official Twitter account:

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Lagos-41

Ogun-27

Rivers-19

Abia-10

Oyo-6

Plateau-6

Bauchi-5

Ondo-5

Ekiti-4

Kaduna-4

Edo-3

Ebonyi-2

Bayelsa-1

Delta-1

Osun-1

Yobe-1

The NCDC says that the total numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now 49,772. A total number of 49,722 cases have been discharged while 1,106 deaths have been recorded.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the NCDC on Thursday, August 13, reported that there are 373 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.

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It was reported that 48,116 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria on Saturday, August 13. While 34,309 were discharged, 966 people died due to the viral disease on Saturday.

In another report, the federal government approved the sum of N8.49 billion for the purchase of 12 assorted items in various quantities to enable the NCDC to conduct COVID-19 testing.

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The approval was made by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday, August 12.

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