“97 In Lagos, 37 In Oyo” – Nigeria Records 157 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 65,305

November 17, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 157 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 65,305.

"97 In Lagos, 37 In Oyo" - Nigeria Records 157 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 65,305 1

The NCDC disclosed this on on Monday night via its verified Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in nine states.

“On the 16th of November 2020, 157 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 157 new cases are reported from 9 states- Lagos (97), Oyo (37), Kaduna (9), Bayelsa (3), Edo (3), Ekiti (3), Ondo (2), Osun (2) and Plateau (1).

“Till date, 65,305 cases have been confirmed, 61,162 cases have been discharged and 1,163 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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