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Nigeria has recorded over 30,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 after recording an additional 653 cases in the last 24 hours.

According to the information released by the Nigeria Centre Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos has 115 cases, followed by Kwara with 85  and Enugu with 80. Others are FCT-78, Rivers-36, Ondo-35, Oyo-30, Katsina-28, Kaduna-19, Abia-19, Nasarawa-18, Plateau-17, Imo-16, Ogun-9, Ebonyi-9, Benue-9, Kano-9, Delta-8, Bauchi-7, Ekiti-6, Gombe-4, Bayelsa-4, Adamawa-4, Osun-4, Cross River,Yobe, Borno, and Zamfara with one each.

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From 209,446 tests conducted so far, 36,107 have returned positive with 20,391 still active while the number of discharged rose to 14,938. The death rate hits 778.

COVID-19 Update in Nigeria as at July 19, 2020

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 13,341 11,207 1,958 176
FCT 2,957 2,042 876 39
Oyo 2,106 1,010 1,076 20
Edo 1,885 615 1,208 62
Rivers 1,516 476 992 48
Delta 1,423 756 630 37
Kano 1,395 242 1,100 53
Ogun 1,168 312 834 22
Kaduna 1,118 277 829 12
Ondo 912 748 143 21
Katsina 697 233 441 23
Enugu 675 298 360 17
Ebonyi 655 86 557 12
Plateau 620 329 275 16
Borno 598 60 503 35
Gombe 544 29 493 22
Kwara 535 333 188 14
Bauchi 529 10 506 13
Abia 479 111 365 3
Imo 452 360 83 9
Osun 332 223 99 10
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Bayelsa 322 127 175 20
Nasarawa 272 151 113 8
Benue 194 144 44 6
Akwa Ibom 162 38 121 3
Sokoto 153 0 137 16
Niger 151 32 112 7
Anambra 118 41 67 10
Adamawa 115 24 83 8
Kebbi 88 7 74 7
Ekiti 84 35 47 2
Zamfara 77 1 71 5
Yobe 64 3 53 8
Taraba 30 19 11 0
Cross River 13 9 3 1
Kogi 5 0 3 2

 

South-West records 50% of COVID-19 cases, 32% deaths

The South-West region of Nigeria has recorded 17,744 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the country. This represents 50 percent of the 35,454 total cases nationwide as of Friday. July 17.

The COVID-19 situation report by the NCDC shows that the South-West also recorded 4,016 (27.4%) out of the 14,633 discharged nationwide, and 249 (32.3%) out of 772 deaths in the country.

In the region, Lagos, the epicenter of the dreaded virus in Nigeria had the most number of cases at 13,226. The NCDC said 1,958 had been discharged while 176 had died.

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The South-South followed with over 5,200 cases, representing 15 percent of total COVID-19 cases and over 160 deaths (22%).

The North Central is third on the list with over 4,300 cases (12%), including more than 1,500 discharged (10.8%) and over 90 deaths (11.9%).

The North-West has over 3,700 confirmed cases in total (10.6%) with over 2,800 discharged (19.6%) and over 125 deaths (16.5%).

The South-East had over 2,200 total cases (6.3%), with over 1,370 discharged (9.5%) and more than 40 deaths (6.2%) while the North-East was the least endemic region with over 1,800 cases (5.3%), over 1,580 discharged (11%) and more than 85 deaths (11%).

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