COVID-19 Nigeria Update

COVID-19 Nigeria

An additional 667 new cases of COVID-19 has been recorded by Nigeria in the last 24 hours.

According to the information released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), from the new cases, Lagos, the epicenter of the dreaded virus in the country has 281 cases. Others are Abia-48, Oyo-45, FCT-38, Ogun-37, Enugu-31, Ondo-23, Plateau-21, Edo-19, Delta-18, Rivers-18, Bayelsa-17, Akwa Ibom-17, Kaduna-14, Kano-12, Bauchi-9, Gombe-4, Osun, Benue, Nasarawa, and Kwara have three cases each, Ekiti-2, and Borno-1.

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Out of 19,147 confirmed cases, 6,581 patients have been discharged while 487 deaths have been recorded so far.

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Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 8,177 6,664 1,405 108
FCT 1,489 992 469 28
Kano 1,182 425 707 50
Oyo 809 519 281 9
Edo 748 556 161 31
Rivers 739 408 304 27
Ogun 623 250 358 15
Kaduna 527 231 286 10
Borno 465 92 342 31
Gombe 451 218 220 13
Bauchi 447 114 322 11
Katsina 426 171 233 22
Delta 418 282 119 17
Jigawa 317 120 191 6
Ebonyi 234 97 137 0
Abia 221 125 93 3
Plateau 207 88 114 5
Imo 205 181 21 3
Nasarawa 181 97 78 6
Kwara 180 52 122 6
Sokoto 135 6 115 14
Ondo 128 70 42 16
Bayelsa 128 90 29 9
Enugu 126 93 28 5
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Kebbi 67 27 34 6
Anambra 66 6 51 9
Niger 66 31 33 2
Akwa Ibom 65 23 40 2
Yobe 56 3 45 8
Osun 54 5 45 4
Adamawa 42 1 37 4
Benue 39 27 12 0
Ekiti 32 4 26 2
Taraba 18 8 10 0
Kogi 3 3 0 0

Lagos discharges 98 COVID-19 patients

Meanwhile, the Lagos state government has released ninety-eight patients undergoing treatment for coronavirus at isolation centers in the state.

This was revealed by the state’s COVID-19 Incident Commander and Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday in a press statement. According to him, those discharged comprised 71 males and 27 females.

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Sanwo-Olu said, “Today, 98 fully recovered COVID19Lagos patients; 71 males and 27 females were discharged from our isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

“The patients, 23 from Onikan, 17 from Gbagada, 14 from Agidingbi, one from Paelon Centre (an accredited private facility), four from Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, 17 from Eti-Osa (LandMark) and 22 from LUTH isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19.

“With this, the number number of COVID-19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos has risen to 1283.”

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