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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: 131 cases recorded on Thursday, 17 Sept

Nigeria has recorded an additional 131 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on their 17th of September.

According to the Centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 56,735 confirmed. The Centre also stated that 48,092 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 1,093 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigerians as of the night of Thursday, 17th of September was 7,550.

Taking to it’s Instagram page, NCDC tweets: “131 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-45, Kaduna-17, Plateau-17, FCT-16, Delta-6, Niger-6, Kwara-5, Oyo-3, Akwa Ibom-2, Cross River-2, Ekiti-2, Enugu-2, Osun-2, Sokoto-2, Bauchi-1, Ebonyi-1, Katsina-1, Rivers-1

56,735 confirmed, 48,092 discharged, 1,093 deaths

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