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NCDC Confirms 423 New COVID-19 Cases, Nigeria’s Toll Now 47,290

A total of 423 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed late Tuesday.

In a post on its Twitter handle, the centre said 117 of the cases were recorded in Lagos State, 40 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 35 in Ondo State, 28 in Rivers State, 24 in Osun State, 21 in Benue State, 19 each in Abia and Ogun states, 18 in Ebonyi State and 17 each in Delta and Kwara states.

Kaduna State recorded 15 cases, 14 in Anambra State, 11 in Ekiti State, nine in Kano State, six in Imo0 State, four in Gombe State, three each in Oyo and Taraba states and one in Bauchi, Edo and Nasarawa states.

Six new deaths were also reported, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 956.

These latest cases bring the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria to 47,290, 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 16,074 2,751 13,128 195
FCT 4,525 3,172 1,307 46
Oyo 2,890 1,436 1,423 31
Edo 2,399 178 2,121 100
Rivers 1,972 196 1,721 55
Kano 1,643 276 1,313 54
Kaduna 1,628 207 1,409 12
Delta 1,613 139 1,430 44
Plateau 1,584 899 662 23
Ogun 1,497 210 1,263 24
Ondo 1,324 529 767 28
Enugu 914 395 500 19
Ebonyi 888 69 793 26
Kwara 882 311 549 22
Katsina 746 265 457 24
Borno 690 78 576 36
Abia 663 141 517 5
Osun 652 298 341 13
Gombe 635 50 562 23
Bauchi 578 34 530 14
Imo 485 314 161 10
Benue 430 282 139 9
Nasarawa 371 140 223 8
Bayelsa 346 14 311 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Akwa Ibom 235 30 197 8
Niger 226 49 165 12
Ekiti 193 112 79 2
Adamawa 185 83 90 12
Anambra 156 19 119 18
Sokoto 154 0 138 16
Kebbi 90 0 82 8
Taraba 78 19 55 4
Zamfara 77 1 71 5
Cross River 73 23 42 8
Yobe 67 2 57 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

 

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