The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has increased by 155, with total infections now 59,738.
The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday.
“On the 7th of October 2020, 155 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 59738 cases have been confirmed, 51403 cases have been discharged and 1113 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 155 new cases are reported from 8 states- Lagos (84), Rivers (31), Kaduna (12), Osun (10), FCT (7), Oyo (6), Ogun (3), Kwara (2),” the NCDC said.
Last week’s record of seven COVID-19 deaths is Nigeria’s lowest in five months.
According to data sourced from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the last time Nigeria recorded fewer weekly deaths was the nine deaths recorded between April 12 and 18.