The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday confirmed 12 Covid-19 related deaths with 296 new cases across 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
According to the latest update by the agency, Rivers State topped the chart with 63 cases, while Lagos followed with 49 cases.
The agency in an update published on its Facebook page, on Monday night, disclosed that the country’s fatalities from the pandemic now stands at 2,689.
The data also showed that the total infection from the pandemic currently stands at 204,752, while 192,943 Nigerians have been discharged nationwide.
However, the NCDC noted that the latest figures included backlogs of 10 cases reported from Delta State for September 27 and 26, seven deaths reported for Delta State for three days in August and September.
Similarly, Edo State recorded backlogs of 29 cases and three deaths reported for September 27 and 26.
Apart from Rivers and Lagos State, the data revealed that the FCT also registered 47 new cases.
Osun State recorded 37 cases; Edo state recorded 29 cases; Plateau, 18; Gombe-14 while Nasarawa submitted 12 cases.
Also Delta and Bayelsa recorded 10 and 3 cases respectively, Benue and Kano recorded five cases each while Oyo Atate recorded two cases.
Bauchi and Ekiti States recorded a single case each.
10 cases reported for Delta state for September 27th (2) and 26th (8).
7 deaths reported for Delta state for August 18th (1), 29th (1), 30th (1), September 6th (1), 10th (1), and 13th (1).
29 cases reported for Edo state for September 27th (12) and 26th (17).
3 deaths reported for Edo state for September 27th (2) and 26th (1).