COVID-19: FCT leads with 121 as NCDC registers 393 infections, 6 deaths –NCDC



The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday  topped the table of COVID-19 infections in the country, as the Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 393 cases and six COVID-19 deaths.

The agency, which disclosed the figures on its official website on morning, indicated the additional infections were an increase on the 168 reported on Sunday, and brings to 202,191 the number cases in the country.

The NCDC said the latest samples were in 14 states and the FCT, which led the chart with 121 cases, a far cry from the only 15 cases it on Sunday..

The agency stated others were: Lagos (86), Edo (70), Delta (30), Rivers (24), Plateau (16), Benue (11), Cross River (10), Abia (8), Bayelsa (4), Gombe (4), Bauchi (3), Kano (3), Adamawa (2) and Taraba (1) .

“Today’s includes: backlog of 1 confirmed case for Taraba for Sept. 18, 2021 and zero cases from Nasarawa, Ondo, Osun and Sokoto States,” NCDC said.

According to the public agency, till date, 190,901 cases had been discharged as 2661 deaths were across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

added the country had tested a of 2,997,060 million samples from its roughly 200 million population, while there were 8,629 active cases across the country.

The NCDC also said a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities. (NAN)