NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday evening, 15th September 2020, confirmed 160 new cases of coronavirus disease infection from a total of 8 states in Nigeria.
This online news platform understands that the new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the official microblogging platform handle of the frontline health agency.
Given the 160 new COVID-19 cases, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has risen to 56,478 which includes 44,430 discharged cases and 1,088 deaths.
Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Lagos recording the highest number of new confirmed cases, followed by Plateau State and Kaduna, northern Nigeria.
What NCDC recorded September 14
90 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,088 deaths pic.twitter.com/9C8SVatXVX
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 15, 2020