Nigeria Confirms 437 New COVID-19 Cases, Three More Deaths


A breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria according to states.

 

Nigeria has recorded 437 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country to 46,577.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the updated figure which rose from 46,140 in a tweet on Sunday night.

Of the new cases reported, Lagos has the highest number of infections – 107, followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Plateau which reported 91 and 81 cases respectively.

Others are Kaduna – 32, Ogun – 30, Kwara – 24, Ebonyi – 19, Ekiti – 17, Oyo – eight, Borno – six, Edo – six, Kano – four, Nasarawa – three, Osun – three, Taraba – three, Gombe – two and Bauchi – one.

Five African countries with highest cases of COVID-19.

 

The number of those successfully treated and discharged from various treatment centres also rose to 33,186, representing an increase of 142 persons.

While more people have recovered from the disease, the country reported three new fatalities, raising the number of those who have lost the battle to the virus to 945.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 15,875 2,560 13,122 193
FCT 4,467 3,168 1,253 46
Oyo 2,868 1,435 1,402 31
Edo 2,382 174 2,110 98
Rivers 1,939 236 1,650 53
Kano 1,626 264 1,308 54
Kaduna 1,598 206 1,380 12
Delta 1,596 144 1,409 43
Plateau 1,502 819 662 21
Ogun 1,469 210 1,235 24
Ondo 1,284 493 763 28
Enugu 905 401 485 19
Ebonyi 870 51 793 26
Kwara 857 377 459 21
Katsina 746 265 457 24
Borno 688 84 569 35
Abia 644 122 517 5
Gombe 631 48 560 23
Osun 628 274 341 13
Bauchi 577 35 528 14
Imo 476 318 148 10
Benue 409 291 109 9
Nasarawa 370 139 223 8
Bayelsa 346 22 303 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Akwa Ibom 235 30 197 8
Niger 226 49 165 12
Adamawa 185 87 86 12
Ekiti 178 99 77 2
Sokoto 154 138 16
Anambra 142 5 119 18
Kebbi 90 82 8
Zamfara 77 1 71 5
Taraba 75 16 55 4
Cross River 68 18 42 8
Yobe 67 2 57 8
Kogi 5 3 2
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