The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday in an update posted on its Facebook page confirmed eight fatalities from the coronavirus infection and 365 new cases reported across seven states and the Federal Capital Territory.
With the additional eight deaths, the country’s fatality toll now stands at 2,598 while active cases in Nigeria now stands at 10,135 raising Nigeria’s total infections to 199,151.
It also added that the new death cases and figure of discharged patients, which now stands at 186,418, also included the backlog of statistics from Lagos State for September 11, 2021.
The NCDC data shows that Lagos State registered the highest figure of 209 new cases on Saturday, followed by Ondo State with 88 new cases and the FCT with 31.
Rivers State in recorded 16 cases, followed by Ebonyi with 11 cases; Kaduna with six cases, while Ekiti and Plateau states recorded three and one cases respectively.
NCDC also added that Benue, Kano, Nasarawa, Osun and Sokoto States did not record any on Sunday.