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NCDC Confirms 126 New COVID-19 Cases, Nigeria’s Toll Now 56,604

A total of 126 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed late Wednesday.

In a post on its Twitter handle, the centre said 37 of the cases were recorded in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 27 in Lagos State, 16 in Plateau State, nine in Kaduna State, seven in Abia State, six each in Gombe and Ondo states and five in Imo State.

Two cases each were recorded in Delta, Ekiti, Kwara and Oyo states and one case was recorded in Bauchi, Kano, Katsina, Ogun and Yobe states respectively.

Three new deaths were announced, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 1,091.

These latest cases bring the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria to 56,604 with the virus spreading to all 36 states and the FCT.

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 18,723 3,273 15,245 205
FCT 5,488 522 4,892 74
Oyo 3,223 1,082 2,102 39
Plateau 3,158 969 2,158 31
Edo 2,610 78 2,427 105
Kaduna 2,305 90 2,182 33
Rivers 2,208 29 2,120 59
Delta 1,793 106 1,638 49
Ogun 1,755 22 1,705 28
Kano 1,733 26 1,653 54
Ondo 1,590 65 1,490 35
Enugu 1,232 123 1,088 21
Ebonyi 1,034 7 997 30
Kwara 1,004 77 902 25
Katsina 844 363 457 24
Abia 835 35 792 8
Osun 805 17 771 17
Gombe 779 75 679 25
Borno 741 2 703 36
Bauchi 681 11 656 14
Imo 551 323 216 12
Benue 467 57 401 9
Nasarawa 447 137 298 12
Bayelsa 393 2 370 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Ekiti 305 33 267 5
Akwa Ibom 286 27 251 8
Niger 244 16 216 12
Anambra 232 29 184 19
Adamawa 230 19 196 15
Sokoto 159 0 142 17
Taraba 95 16 73 6
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Cross River 83 0 74 9
Zamfara 78 0 73 5
Yobe 73 6 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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