By Emmanuel Aziken
With persisting caution about the possible outbreak of a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria recorded a total of 126 new cases on Friday.
There was, however, some little cheer when for the second straight day there was no recorded case of death from the pandemic in the country.
The 126 new cases on Friday were recorded in 11 states and the FCT.
The new cases brought the total number of cases in the country to 59,127 confirmed cases out of which 50,593 persons have been discharged.
The total number of deaths remained at 1,112 as it was as at the last day of September.
The highest number of cases were recorded in Lagos with 62 new cases with Rivers having 22 and Ogun 9 new cases.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC in its daily tweet of developments on the day reported thus: