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90 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria

A securityman administers sanitiser to a visitor to a state hospital in Lagos, on February 28, 2020. - Residents of Nigeria's economic hub Lagos scrambled for hygiene products after the chaotic megacity of 20 million announced the first confirmed case of new coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa. Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said in a statement overnight that the infected person was an Italian citizen who flew in from Milan, at the heart of Europe's largest outbreak, earlier this week. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP) (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP via Getty Images)

Nigeria recorded 90 new cases of the novel Coronavirus on Tuesday, September 15.

According to statistics released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, the 90 new cases were reported from eight states, with Lagos having 33 of the new cases.

Other states with new cases include Plateau (27), Kaduna (17), Ogun (6), FCT (4), Anambra (1), Ekiti (1), and Nasarawa (1). Nigeria now has 56,478 confirmed cases. 44,430 infected patients have so far been discharged with 1,088 deaths recorded so far. See a breakdown of the number of cases in each state below…

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