According to the latest update on covid-19 shared on the Facebook page of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night, Nigeria recorded six deaths from the pandemic with 437 new cases across 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
With the latest update, the country’s total infection from the pandemic now stands at 205,484, death toll currently stands at 2,701, while 193,483 Nigerians have been discharged nationwide.
The data showed that the new fatality figure includes 126 cases reported from Lagos state for September 28 and 29.
It also noted 12 rather than six recoveries were erroneously reported for Jigawa state on September 24.
A breakdown of the NCDC data revealed that Lagos State topped the chart with 126 cases, followed by Rivers in the South-south with 76 cases, while Kwara in the North-central followed with 44 cases.
The FCT recorded 37 cases, closely followed by Edo and Kaduna with 32 and 30 cases respectively, while Anambra and Delta States recorded 22 cases each.
Osun and Benue states recorded 12 and seven cases respectively while Abia and Nasarawa submitted six cases each.
While Kano State in the North-west registered five cases, Ekiti and Plateau states recorded three cases each.
Meanwhile, Bayelsa from South-south, Ogun and Oyo in South-west recorded similar cases of two each, while Bauchi and Sokoto States recorded no cases in the report.