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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Exceeds 25,000 As NCDC Confirms 566 New Cases

A total of 566 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed late Monday.

In a post on its Twitter handle, the centre said 166 of the cases were recorded in Lagos State, 66 in Oyo State, 53 in Delta State, 43 in Ebonyi State, 34 in Plateau State, 32 in Ondo State, 26 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 25 in Ogun State, 24 in Edo State, 15 in Imo State,

Bayelsa State recorded 13 new cases, 12 in Benue state, 11 each in Gombe, Kano and Kaduna states, eight in Osun State, seven in Nasarawa State, and two in Katsina and Anambra states respectively.

Eight new deaths were also reported, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 573.

These latest cases bring the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Nigeria to 25,133, 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 10,310 8,590 1,593 127
FCT 1,818 1,216 570 32
Oyo 1,372 674 686 12
Kano 1,211 256 904 51
Rivers 1,056 413 605 38
Edo 986 670 280 36
Delta 965 752 190 23
Ogun 807 219 570 18
Kaduna 714 224 478 12
Katsina 551 259 270 22
Gombe 503 134 350 19
Bauchi 500 49 439 12
Borno 491 37 422 32
Ebonyi 438 91 344 3
Plateau 371 182 180 9
Imo 318 273 40 5
Jigawa 317 120 191 6
Abia 302 92 207 3
Ondo 276 168 89 19
Enugu 261 192 63 6
Kwara 217 83 128 6
Nasarawa 213 92 113 8
Bayelsa 198 86 100 12
Sokoto 151 18 118 15
Osun 124 72 47 5
Akwa Ibom 86 30 54 2
Adamawa 84 31 47 6
Niger 84 44 37 3
Kebbi 76 28 42 6
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Anambra 73 7 57 9
Benue 59 28 30 1
Yobe 59 3 48 8
Ekiti 43 12 29 2
Taraba 19 9 10 0
Kogi 4 4 0 0

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