Nigeria has recorded 296 new cases of COVID-19 across the the country on 8 September, 2020.
According to figures released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Plateau state topped the list with 183 cases while Lagos and the FCT had 33 and 25 new cases respectively.
Other states with fresh infections include Ogun-16, Oyo – 7, Ekiti – 6, Kwara and Ondo – 5, Anambra, Imo, and Nasarawa– 3, Rivers, Gombe, and Edo had two each while Akwa Ibom had just one fresh case.
Nigeria has 55,456 confirmed cases of the viral disease with 43,334 people successfully managed and discharged.
The death toll has risen to 1,067 Nigerians across the country.
See an update of the number of cases per states below