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NCDC Confirms 241 New COVID-19 Cases, Nigeria’s Toll Now 10,819

A total of 241 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed late Tuesday.

In a post on its Twitter handle, the centre said 142 of the cases were recorded in Lagos State, 15 in Oyo State, 13 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 12 in Kano State, 11 in Edo State, 10 in Delta State and nine each in Kaduna and Rivers states.

Eight cases were recorded in Borno State, four in Jigawa State, three each in Gombe and Plateau states and one in Osun and Bauchi states respectively.

Fifteen new deaths were also reported, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related fatalities to 314.

This latest figure brings the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Nigeria to 10,819, with the virus spreading to 35 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 5,277 4,352 858 67
Kano 970 639 286 45
FCT 687 465 202 20
Katsina 371 253 99 19
Edo 336 245 77 14
Oyo 317 212 98 7
Kaduna 297 114 175 8
Borno 296 95 175 26
Ogun 280 111 160 9
Jigawa 274 131 138 5
Rivers 248 159 73 16
Bauchi 241 11 222 8
Gombe 164 36 122 6
Sokoto 116 5 97 14
Kwara 111 73 37 1
Plateau 108 37 69 2
Delta 98 67 23 8
Nasarawa 80 58 19 3
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Yobe 52 21 24 7
Osun 46 7 35 4
Akwa Ibom 45 29 14 2
Adamawa 42 11 27 4
Ebonyi 40 32 8 0
Imo 39 25 14 0
Niger 33 23 9 1
Kebbi 33 0 29 4
Ondo 28 3 21 4
Bayelsa 21 11 8 2
Ekiti 20 2 16 2
Enugu 18 6 12 0
Taraba 18 8 10 0
Abia 15 8 7 0
Anambra 11 7 3 1
Benue 9 8 1 0
Kogi 2 2 0 0

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