On Tuesday September 8, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria has increased by 296, with total infections now standing at 55,456. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Tuesday.
According to the government agency, “On the 8th of September 2020, 296 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. “Till date, 55456 cases have been confirmed, 43334 cases have been discharged and 1067 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The 296 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria as recorded in the country are as follows: