On Friday September 18, 2020 the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 221 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 56,956. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Friday.
The agency said, “On the 18th of September 2020, 221 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria. “Till date, 56956 cases have been confirmed, 48305 cases have been discharged and 1094 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The 221 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria as reported from across the states of the country include: