COVID-19:Nigeria Registers 3,442 new Recoveries


Nigeria reported 126 news coronavirus infections on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 56,604.

There were 3 more deaths recorded, with total fatalities now at 1,091, said the Centre for Disease Control.

On a positive note, the number of discharged patients increased by 3,442 bringing total number of cases recoveries nationwide to 47, 872.

According to the NCDC, the discharges on Wednesday include 2,967 community recoveries in FCT and 103 community recoveries in Kwara State managed in line with new case management guidelines.

The public health agency in its update said:‘’On the 16th of September 2020, 126 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

‘’Till date, 56604 cases have been confirmed, 47872 cases have been discharged and 1091 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

‘’The 126 new cases are reported from 17 states- FCT (37), Lagos (27), Plateau (16), Kaduna (9), Abia (7), Gombe (6), Ondo (6), Imo (5), Delta (2), Ekiti (2), Kwara (2), Oyo (2), Bauchi (1), Kano (1), Katsina (1), Ogun (1), Yobe (1).