According to the latest data by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official Facebook page, Taraba state displaced Lagos State, which has been the country’s epicentre of the coronavirus to top the daily infections chart with 109 confirmed cases out of the 167 new cases reported on Wednesday.
According to the NCDC, Nigeria also registered two COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday, taking the death toll to 2,840 while total infections now stand at 209,713.
The new infections, according to the Data released by the NCDC were reported across nine states of the federation.
NCDC also noted that of the 109 cases reported in Taraba, 20 cases were recorded on Wednesday, while the rest are backlogs for October 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15, 2021.
The breakdown of the report shows that Lagos State recorded 17 cases while Plateau State reported 16 cases.
Bauchi State recorded 11 cases, followed by Rivers and Delta States with six and three cases respectively.
Akwa Ibom and Imo States reported two cases each, while Bayelsa recorded a single case to rank the last on the log.