By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos
In Nigeria, 188 new cases of Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infected people in eighteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja on Friday.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the following places were attacked by the disease: Lagos 47, Enugu 25, Plateau 21, FCT 14, Abia 11, Delta 10, Bauchi 8, Ondo 8, Kaduna 8, Ogun 6, Imo 5, Benue 4, Katsina 4, Taraba 4, Edo 3, Kwara 3, Oyo 3, Rivers 2 and Yobe 2.
As of 11 30 p.m. on Friday 11th September 2020, a total of 56,017 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were found in Nigeria since the index case was reported in the country.
Out of the total, 43,998 people who tested positive for the virus had been treated and discharged from Nigeria’s COVID-19 isolation centres, while 1,076 carriers of the worldwide pestilence had died in the nation.