NIGERIA RECORDS 212 MORE CASES OF COVID-19
By: Akpan Sunday
Nigeria recorded 212 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, October 16.
This was made known by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official twitter handle, adding that the new cases were reported in seven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
According to the health agency, Lagos State which remains the epicentre of the virus topped the list with 85 new cases, followed by Oyo with 72 more persons infected.
Other states that recorded new cases included, FCT-21, Ogun-11, Plateau-11, Katsina-6, Kaduna-5, and Osun-1
With the new infections, the number of confirmed cases in the country is now at 61,194, which 52,304 persons dischargedwhile 1,119 deaths have been recorded thus far.
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