221 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, September 18.
According to statistics released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 59, the highest for the day, followed by Abia and Plateau with 46 new cases, and FCT with 22 new cases.
Other states with fresh cases include Gombe-20, Plateau-17, Rivers-11, Bauchi-7, Benue-6, Ekiti-6, Imo-6, Kaduna-4, Kwara-4, Ondo-4, Ogun-3, Osun-3, Bayelsa-1, Edo-1 and Kano-1.
Nigeria now has 56,956 confirmed cases. 48,305 patients have so far been discharged. Sadly, 1,094 deaths have been recorded.
Below is a breakdown of the number of cases as provided by the NCDC….