By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos
New 111 cases of Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) recorded in the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN) on Wednesday were detected in eleven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the pandemic attacked the following areas: Lagos 31, Gombe 18, Kaduna 18, FCT Abuja 15, Rivers 14, Imo 3, Kwara 3, Oyo 3, Bayelsa 2, Ogun 2, Edo 1 and Osun 1.
As of 11.19 p.m. on Wednesday 23rd September 2020, Nigeria had recorded a total of 57,724 confirmed cases of the worldwide virus, NCDC reported on its twitter account yesterday.
Out of the total, 48,985 people who were carrying the disease had been treated and discharged from the country’s COVID-19 isolation centres, while 1,102 COVID-19-related deaths had been confirmed in the country since the index case was detected there.