- NCDC has announced 48 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria
- The COVID-19 deaths have now risen to 1,129
- Lagos state tops the list of the cases with 18 while it was followed by the FCT which recorded 13
Nigeria has recorded 48 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic as Lagos and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had 18 and 13 respectively.
Legit.ng reports that the news was broken on Saturday, October 24, by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
Kaduna state recorded 6 cases while it was followed by Rivers state which has 5. Ogun state recorded 5 cases while Ondo recorded 1 case.
Here is the full list as released by the NCDC via its official Twitter account:
The NCDC says that the total numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now 61,930. A total number of 57,285 cases have been discharged while 1,129 deaths have been recorded.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the federal government warned the EndSARS protesters across the country to be mindful of the risk of getting COVID-19 infection.
It was reported that the director-general of NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, gave the warning on Thursday, October 15, at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja.
He said the number of new cases the country may have would be determined by the people's behaviour and the circumstances that they find themselves.
In another report, NCDC announced 37 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 61,667.
The new cases which were announced by the disease control agency on its website on Wednesday, October 21, were recorded in 9 states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
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