Nigeria has recorded an additional 155 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
This was revealed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its website.
According to the government agency, Lagos has 42 new cases, followed by Plateau with 25 and Rivers with 16 respectively.
Others are Ebonyi-10, Abia-9, Ogun-9, FCT-9, Osun-7, Katsina-6, Kaduna-6, Ekiti-4, Taraba-4, Edo-3, Anambra-2, Akwa Ibom-2, and Kano with one case.
Out of 55,160 confirmed cases, 43,231 patients have been discharged while 1,061 deaths have been recorded so far.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
NCDC begins training of sample collection for military personnel
In another development, the NCDC Team has commenced a week-long training for military medical lab personnel from military health facilities across states in Nigeria.
According to the agency, the training aims to strengthen capacity in COVID-19 sample collection, biosafety and infection prevention & control practices.
Today, the #NCDCTeam commenced a week-long training for military medical lab personnel from military health facilities across states in Nigeria.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 7, 2020