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10 Deaths Recorded As NCDC Confirms 245 New COVID-19 Cases

A total of 245 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed late Friday.

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In a post on its Twitter handle, the centre said 131 of the cases were recorded in Lagos State, 16 in Jigawa State, 13 in Ogun State, 12 in Borno State, nine each in Kaduna, Oyo, Rivers and Ebonyi states, eight in Kano State and seven in Kwara State.

Five cases were recorded Katsina State, three each in Akwa Ibom and Sokoto states, two each in Bauchi and Yobe states and one in Anambra, Gombe, Niger, Ondo, Plateau and Bayelsa states, as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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Ten new deaths were also reported, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 221.

This latest figure brings the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Nigeria to 7,016, with the virus spreading to 34 states and the FCT.

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Below is a breakdown of the confirmed cases in the various states, according to the NCDC.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 3,224 2,600 582 42
Kano 883 714 133 36
FCT 447 290 143 14
Katsina 308 243 51 14
Borno 247 111 111 25
Jigawa 241 159 78 4
Bauchi 230 69 156 5
Oyo 199 146 49 4
Ogun 196 93 97 6
Kaduna 179 90 84 5
Gombe 145 50 92 3
Edo 144 99 39 6
Sokoto 116 23 80 13
Rivers 89 59 23 7
Zamfara 76 8 63 5
Kwara 73 47 25 1
Plateau 71 52 18 1
Yobe 47 33 8 6
Osun 42 5 33 4
Nasarawa 38 18 18 2
Kebbi 32 11 17 4
Delta 31 13 12 6
Adamawa 27 12 13 2
Ondo 23 4 18 1
Niger 23 17 5 1
Ebonyi 22 20 2 0
Akwa Ibom 21 7 12 2
Ekiti 20 5 13 2
Taraba 18 8 10 0
Enugu 16 10 6 0
Bayelsa 8 2 6 0
Abia 7 6 1 0
Imo 7 0 7 0
Anambra 6 5 1 0
Benue 5 4 1 0

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