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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 251 New Cases, Five Deaths

Covid-19: Nigeria Records 251 New Cases, Five Deaths

Covid-19: Nigeria Records 251 New Cases, Five Deaths
A file photo of a healthcare worker holding a COVID-19 test kit. TARSO SARRAF / AFP

 

Nigeria has recorded 251 new cases of COVID-19 and five deaths across the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Wednesday night in its daily update on the virus.

In the agency’s latest update, the cases were reported in 14 states of the federation.

The Federal Capital Territory had the highest number of cases – 78, Lagos – 46, and Kaduna – 27.

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Others are Rivers (21), Imo (16), Edo (13), Delta (12), Plateau (10), Niger (7), Bauchi (6), Kwara (6), Akwa Ibom (4), Benue (3) and Nasarawa (2).

To date, 208,404 cases have been confirmed, 196,123 patients have been discharged and 2,761 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

 

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 77,239 4,225 72,350 664
FCT 22,723 1,688 20,828 207
Rivers 12,356 120 12,082 154
Kaduna 9,851 148 9,627 76
Plateau 9,518 118 9,335 65
Oyo 8,712 525 7,996 191
Edo 6,552 270 6,059 223
Ogun 5,370 5 5,285 80
Ondo 4,514 64 4,352 98
Akwa Ibom 4,346 316 3,986 44
Kano 4,249 62 4,073 114
Kwara 3,910 198 3,650 62
Delta 3,553 887 2,556 110
Osun 2,948 20 2,843 85
Enugu 2,682 64 2,589 29
Gombe 2,530 58 2,420 52
Nasarawa 2,474 90 2,345 39
Anambra 2,369 17 2,333 19
Katsina 2,226 6 2,185 35
Ebonyi 2,059 24 2,003 32
Imo 2,004 79 1,884 41
Abia 1,975 53 1,896 26
Benue 1,747 267 1,455 25
Ekiti 1,745 46 1,672 27
Bauchi 1,637 24 1,596 17
Borno 1,356 4 1,314 38
Bayelsa 1,227 11 1,188 28
Adamawa 1,157 27 1,098 32
Taraba 1,092 14 1,054 24
Niger 1,043 25 998 20
Sokoto 802 2 772 28
Cross River 605 15 565 25
Jigawa 592 15 561 16
Yobe 502 3 490 9
Kebbi 458 9 433 16
Zamfara 276 21 247 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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