Nigeria has recorded 97 new COVID-19 cases of the deadly virus in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), making it be the second time daily count of infections would dropped below 100.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its official Twitter handle in its update for September 20, 2020.
NCDC revealed that three new deaths were recorded, increasing the fatality toll to 1,098, while 138 patients were discharged, and the recovery count rose to 48,569.
It further revealed that out of 57,242 cases now confirmed in the country, 7,575 are still active cases.
According to the breakdown, Lagos recorded the most cases with 46 new positive samples, followed by Kwara with 12 and Rivers with 11, while FCT had the least figure with one new case.