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NCDC Confirms 90 New COVID-19 Cases, Nigeria’s Toll Now 56,478

A total of 90 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 33 of the cases were recorded in Lagos State, 27 in Plateau State, 17 in Kaduna State and six in Ogun State.

Four cases were recorded in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and one in Anambra, Ekiti and Nasarawa states respectively.

Five new deaths were announced, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 1,088.

These latest cases bring the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria to 56,478 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 18,696 3,246 15,245 205
FCT 5,451 3,693 1,684 74
Oyo 3,221 1,080 2,102 39
Plateau 3,142 1,023 2,088 31
Edo 2,610 80 2,427 103
Kaduna 2,296 81 2,182 33
Rivers 2,208 31 2,118 59
Delta 1,791 113 1,629 49
Ogun 1,754 29 1,697 28
Kano 1,732 52 1,626 54
Ondo 1,584 59 1,490 35
Enugu 1,232 123 1,088 21
Ebonyi 1,034 7 997 30
Kwara 1,002 183 794 25
Katsina 843 362 457 24
Abia 828 28 792 8
Osun 805 25 763 17
Gombe 773 72 677 24
Borno 741 2 703 36
Bauchi 680 10 656 14
Imo 546 318 216 12
Benue 467 57 401 9
Nasarawa 447 137 298 12
Bayelsa 393 2 370 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Ekiti 303 31 267 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 72 5 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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