By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos
On Friday 9th October 2020, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 151 new cases of Novel Coronavirus disease, (COVID-19) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja and nine of Nigeria’s thirty-six states.
Names of the places which the pandemic infested are: Lagos 71, Ogun 26, Kaduna 17, Osun 10, Oyo 8, FCT Abuja 6, Rivers 6, Plateau 5, Akwa Ibom 1 and Ekiti 1.
In summary, NCDC wrote on its twitter handle that as of 11.15 p.m. on Friday 9th October 2020, Nigeria had had a total of 59,992 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the index case was found in the nation.
Out of the total, 52,614 patients suffering from the worldwide virus had been treated and discharged from the country’s COVID-19 isolation centres, while 1,113 deaths caused by the pandemic had occurred in the country.
No COVID-19-related death was reported in Nigeria on Friday.