162 new cases of COVID-19 has been recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, September 5, 2020, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has said.
A breakdown of the new cases across different states in the country is as follows; Lagos-53, Gombe-21, Oyo-19, Delta-12, Ondo-11, Plateau-10, Ebonyi-9, FCT-6, Kwara-6, Kaduna-5, Rivers-3, Ogun-2, Anambra-2, Imo-2, and Ekiti-1.
The 162 new cases of COVID-19 now brings the total number of confirmed cases to 54,905. 1,054 deaths has been recorded while 42,922 patients have recovered from the virus.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 5, 2020