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Nigeria Records 670 New COVID Cases, Six Deaths

Nigeria Records 670 New Covid Cases, Six Deaths

Nigeria Records 670 New COVID Cases, Six Deaths

A Medical Official Performs A Throat Swab On A Resident Of Mabushi In Nigeria&Rsquo;S Federal Capital Territory Abuja As Part Of The Community Testing For Covid-19&Hellip; On Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels Tv
A medical official performs a throat swab on a resident of Mabushi in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Abuja as part of the community testing for COVID-19… on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

Nigeria has recorded 670 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths from the virus.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in its daily report on January 3.

The 670 new cases were recorded from 11 States – Lagos (277), Kaduna (199), FCT (120), Kwara (20), Abia (14), Rivers (11), Gombe (9), Katsina (9), Bauchi (6), Edo (3) and Cross River (2).

This now brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 244,120. 216,180 cases have been discharged while 3,045 deaths have been recorded from the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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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 95,445 14,621 80,063 761
FCT 27,347 2,794 24,314 239
Rivers 14,871 676 14,041 154
Kaduna 10,778 278 10,415 85
Plateau 10,198 71 10,054 73
Oyo 10,001 881 8,927 193
Edo 7,538 375 6,880 283
Ogun 5,716 194 5,441 81
Delta 4,991 2,325 2,556 110
Ondo 4,909 264 4,545 100
Kano 4,768 240 4,405 123
Akwa Ibom 4,550 157 4,349 44
Kwara 4,279 506 3,709 64
Osun 3,113 65 2,959 89
Enugu 2,913 19 2,865 29
Gombe 2,845 79 2,706 60
Nasarawa 2,624 240 2,345 39
Anambra 2,492 61 2,412 19
Katsina 2,387 20 2,330 37
Imo 2,310 254 1,999 57
Abia 2,143 48 2,062 33
Benue 2,109 320 1,764 25
Ebonyi 2,062 26 2,004 32
Ekiti 1,928 120 1,780 28
Bauchi 1,882 32 1,826 24
Borno 1,552 8 1,500 44
Bayelsa 1,298 44 1,226 28
Taraba 1,269 15 1,222 32
Adamawa 1,157 27 1,098 32
Niger 1,113 95 998 20
Sokoto 810 0 782 28
Cross River 727 2 700 25
Jigawa 635 15 602 18
Yobe 502 3 490 9
Kebbi 478 8 454 16
Zamfara 375 12 354 9
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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