The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) at midnight on Monday said that the death toll for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria had jumped to 1, 083.
The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle.
The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports the NCDC confirmed that there were 132 new infections .
It stated that one new fatality raised the death toll to 1,083.
The agency said 132 new cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, were recorded across Nigeria on Monday, Sept. 14.
The public health agency stated that the new cases now brought the number of confirmed infections in the country to 56,388.
It noted that 185 people had been treated and had recovered from the virus, bringing the nation’s number of recovery to 44,337. With the development, 10,968 persons were as at Monday had the virus active in the system in Nigeria.
According to the agency, Lagos State had the highest number of recorded cases on Monday with 52, Gombe State followed with 27 cases and Plateau State came next with 17 cases.