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Nigeria Records 11 More COVID-19 Deaths, Total Now 128

 

Eleven more people have died of coronavirus (COVID-19) as the number of cases surged past 4,000.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in its latest update on the outbreak.

It noted that the new deaths recorded have raised the number of people who lost the battle to COVID-19 in the country to 128.

Meanwhile, Nigeria has continued to record more recoveries from the disease as the total figure of 679 reported earlier increased on Saturday.

In its late-night tweet, the health agency disclosed that 66 more people have been discharged from various treatment centres.

This brings to 745, the total figure of people who have so far recovered from COVID-19 after testing negative twice to the disease.

 

The NCDC also revealed that a total of 239 new positive cases of coronavirus were reported across Nigeria on Saturday.

Of the new cases, Lagos has 97, Bauchi reported 44, Kano discovered 29, Katsina recorded 19, and Borno has 17 new infections.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) also reported seven new cases, Kwara – six, Oyo – five, and three cases each in Kaduna and Sokoto States.

Two more infections were reported each in Adamawa, Kebbi, Plateau, and Ogun States, while Ekiti has one case.

Nigeria has reported 4,151 cases of COVID-19 so far.

See the breakdown of the figures of cases and deaths below:

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Sunday 9:46 am 10 May 2020

Samples Tested

23,835

Confirmed Cases

4,151

Active Cases

3,278

Discharged Cases

745

Death

128

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 1,764 1,283 448 33
Kano 576 528 30 18
FCT 343 250 85 8
Bauchi 161 154 6 1
Borno 159 144 0 15
Katsina 156 138 9 9
Ogun 115 83 28 4
Gombe 110 95 15 0
Kaduna 98 81 14 3
Sokoto 96 77 10 9
Jigawa 83 82 0 1
Edo 67 51 12 4
Zamfara 65 62 0 3
Oyo 64 48 14 2
Osun 38 4 30 4
Kwara 30 20 9 1
Nasarawa 25 23 0 2
Rivers 21 15 4 2
Kebbi 20 18 0 2
Delta 17 11 3 3
Akwa Ibom 17 5 10 2
Plateau 17 16 1 0
Adamawa 17 17 0 0
Taraba 15 15 0 0
Ondo 15 9 6 0
Yobe 13 12 0 1
Ekiti 13 8 4 1
Enugu 10 8 2 0
Ebonyi 7 7 0 0
Niger 6 4 2 0
Bayelsa 5 5 0 0
Imo 3 2 1 0
Benue 2 2 0 0
Abia 2 1 1 0
Anambra 1 0 1 0
Akinola Ajibola

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