By Eseoghene Emuke
Nigeria has recorded its lowest daily number of COVID-19 infections for the first time in the last three months with 100 cases on Sunday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which announced the number said the new cases were recorded in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 55,005.
Nigeria has been witnessing flattening curve in the number of confirmed cases in the last few weeks.
Health workers have been lamenting that there could be surge in the number of infections over the poor attitude of Nigerians to present themselves for testing.
However, the NCDC on Sunday disclosed that 100 cases were recorded in Lagos, FCT, Kaduna, Oyo, Ebonyi, Edo, Katsina, Ekiti, Bauchi and Nasarawa.
According to the figures, Lagos recorded 39 cases while FCT had 22 confirmed cases.
It revealed that three deaths were recorded on Sunday.
According to it, “On the 6th of September 2020, 100 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 55,005 cases have been confirmed, 43,013 cases have been discharged and 1,057 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“100 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-39, FCT-22, Kaduna-19, Oyo-7, Ebonyi-6, Edo-3, Katsina-1, Ekiti-1, Bauchi-1, Nasarawa-1. 55,005 confirmed. 43,013 discharged. 1,057 deaths.”