The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday, recorded no new death from the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed 2,838 lives across the country since its outbreak in 2020.
This was disclosed in an update published on its official website late Tuesday night. It added that 159 fresh cases were recorded across 11 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
With the latest update, the NCDC said the total number of infections in Nigeria now stands at 209,546, adding that the number of known active cases in Nigeria now stands at 9,162, while 197,546 people have been successfully treated and discharged.
NCDC noted that Oyo state reported 130 discharges including community discharge on Tuesday.
The NCDC data revealed that the FCT recorded the highest figure of 71, including a backlog for September 18 and 19, 2021.
Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease, also recorded 20 new cases for September 18 and 19, 2021.
Imo State reported 17 cases.
Rivers and Cross River States recorded 15 and nine cases respectively, followed by Kano and Ondo with seven cases each.
Plateau State recorded four cases, Ekiti and Niger States recorded three cases each.
Delta State recorded two cases, while Bauchi recorded a single case.