COVID-19: 189 new cases as Nigeria records a total of 57,145

Lagos has recorded its highest daily count of new coronavirus cases so far for the month of September.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 189 new cases in its update for September 19, with Lagos topping the list of states with 70 positive samples, followed by Plateau with 37, and the federal capital territory (FCT) with 24.

The Saturday figure is not just the highest for Lagos in the month of September, it is the first time in almost one month that the state will record more than 60 new cases in its daily count.

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