The nigerian center for disease control (NCDC) has said that they will no longer give daily reports on covid-19 but will be producing weekly reports.
The weekly Epidemiological Report will still cover the response.
“We will still publish daily numbers and relevant information on our social media handles and the COVID-19 microsite.
- On the 18th of October 2020, 133 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
- Till date, 61440 cases have been confirmed, 56611 cases have been discharged and 1125 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory
- The 133 new cases are reported from 9 states- Lagos (90), Rivers (13), FCT (8), Kaduna (8), Oyo (6), Ondo (3), Katsina (2), Nasarawa (2), Plateau (1)
- A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.