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No New Cases In Lagos As Nigeria Records 120 Fresh COVID-19 Infections

Channels Television  
Updated October 6, 2020
A man reacts as a medical worker takes a swab from his nose during a community COVID-19 testing campaign in Abuja on April 15, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

Nigeria has recorded 120 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 59,465.

Although fresh cases continue to occur in the country, there has been a steady decline in the last couple of weeks.

According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest report on Monday, Lagos which remains the epicentre of the virus with a total of 19,651, recorded no new cases along with a few other states.

13 states, however, recorded new cases including Rivers with 65, the FCT with 12, Ogun with nine, Katsina with eight and Anambra with seven.

Bauchi and Oyo states also recorded five new cases each, Nasarawa recorded three, Kaduna two, while Kwara, Taraba, Imo and Delta recorded one each.

Among the 59,465, 50,951 have recovered and have been discharged, while 1,113 deaths have been recorded.