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Nigeria Records Two More Deaths, 547 New COVID-19 Cases

Channels Television  
Updated September 12, 2021
A file photo of a healthcare worker holding a COVID-19 test kit. TARSO SARRAF / AFP

 

 

Nigeria has recorded 547 new cases of COVID-19 and seven more deaths across the country.

This is according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in an update released on Saturday night.

According to the NCDC, Lagos State had the highest number of 110 new infections, followed by Oyo with 72 cases and Rivers with 56 cases.

Other states with reported cases include Anambra – 50, Osun – 49, Delta -48, FCT – 42, Ekiti – 29, Akwa Ibom – 26, Abia – 19, Kano – 16, Edo – 10, Benue – 7, Ogun – 6, Kaduna – 5 and Bayelsa – 2.

 

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos74,8813,59170,638652
Lagos74,8813,59170,638652
FCT20,89164520,068178
FCT20,89164520,068178
Rivers11,37678010,458138
Rivers11,37678010,458138
Kaduna9,359939,20066
Kaduna9,359939,20066
Plateau9,246929,09361
Plateau9,246929,09361
Oyo8,5307947,553183
Oyo8,5307947,553183
Edo5,9147414,967206
Edo5,9147414,967206
Ogun5,329865,16479
Ogun5,329865,16479
Akwa Ibom4,2216453,53442
Akwa Ibom4,2216453,53442
Ondo4,1482723,80076
Kano4,129763,942111
Kano4,129763,942111
Kwara3,6884223,20759
Delta3,1735322,55685
Delta3,1735322,55685
Osun2,820682,66785
Enugu2,6751122,53429
Nasarawa2,426422,34539
Nasarawa2,426422,34539
Gombe2,328502,23444
Katsina2,214502,12935
Anambra2,173972,05719
Ebonyi2,048132,00332
Abia1,880591,79625
Abia1,880591,79625
Imo1,784951,65039
Imo1,784951,65039
Ekiti1,6512941,33225
Ekiti1,6512941,33225
Bauchi1,568131,53817
Benue1,512701,41824
Benue1,512701,41824
Borno1,34401,30638
Adamawa1,153231,09832
Bayelsa1,1321011,00427
Bayelsa1,1321011,00427
Taraba1,074361,01424
Taraba1,074361,01424
Niger1,0016791420
Sokoto796276628
Jigawa5731254516
Cross River5425246921
Yobe50124909
Kebbi458943316
Zamfara25322438
Kogi5032

 

The additional 547 COVID-19 infections on Saturday indicated an increase from 466 cases reported on Friday.

While noting that the nation’s total infections now stands at 198,786, the health agency put the fatality toll at 2,590.

This is even as 10,038 Nigerians were currently in its isolation centres with the disease nationwide.

As of September 11, a total of 185,075 cases have been successfully treated and discharged after recovery.

The NCDC added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, has continued to coordinate the national response activities.