By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos
Thirteen states of Nigeria and its Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja recorded 176 new cases of Novel CoronaVirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on Tuesday.
The areas attacked by the virus are: Lagos 73, Plateau 50, FCT 17, Rivers 8, Ondo 6, Niger 5, Ogun 5, Edo 3, Kaduna 3, Oyo 2, Bauchi 1, Bayelsa 1, Delta 1 and Nasarawa 1.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on its twitter account that as of 11.22 p.m. on Tuesday 22nd September 2020, Nigeria had been infected with a total of 57,613 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Out of the total, 48,836 patients who tested positive for the worldwide disease had been treated and discharged from the nation’s COVID-19 isolation centres, while 1,100 persons had been killed by the virus in the country, NCDC reported on Tuesday.