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Nigeria Reports Two More COVID-19 Deaths, 385 Fresh Infections

Channels Television  
Updated December 14, 2021
A file photo of a healthcare worker holding a COVID-19 test kit. TARSO SARRAF / AFP

 

As Nigerian authorities battle the current wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, two more people died of complications relating to the disease on Monday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a Facebook post on Tuesday while giving an update on the outbreak of the disease in the country.

It noted that 385 new infections were confirmed in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), saying the nation’s capital reported 116.

Others are Delta – 115, Akwa Ibom – 41, Ogun – 33, Cross River – 23, Edo – 23, Kaduna – 10, Rivers – seven, Plateau – five, Bayelsa – five, Oyo – five, and Kano – two.

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This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 217,866 since the first COVID-19 case was reported in late February 2020.

Of the confirmed cases, 210,076 people have been discharged while 2,983 others have died from complications relating to the disease.

As of 9am on Friday, the NCDC said it has collected and tested a total of 3,686,403 samples for COVID-19.

According to the agency, the 116 cases reported in the FCT are for Sunday (17) and Monday (97) while the 115 cases reported for Delta are backlogs from October (31) and November (61), as well as December 7th (4), 8th (6), 9th (5), 10th (2), and 12th (6).

See the breakdown of cases by states below:

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos80,59989078,953756
FCT23,89538323,288224
Rivers13,07612312,799154
Kaduna10,1987010,04781
Plateau10,007589,87673
Oyo8,870948,585191
Edo6,692846,328280
Ogun5,450745,29680
Ondo4,591184,47598
Kano4,450374,291122
Akwa Ibom4,389-2134,55844
Delta4,2941,6282,556110
Kwara4,0042313,70964
Osun3,036132,93786
Enugu2,815112,77529
Gombe2,757282,66960
Nasarawa2,5171332,34539
Anambra2,40502,38619
Katsina2,360712,25237
Imo2,2652331,99141
Ebonyi2,062262,00432
Abia2,044112,00231
Benue1,9073701,51225
Bauchi1,817181,77623
Ekiti1,787171,74228
Borno1,356121,30638
Taraba1,269151,22232
Bayelsa1,261171,21628
Adamawa1,157271,09832
Niger1,0735599820
Sokoto810078228
Cross River6902364225
Jigawa619260017
Yobe50234909
Kebbi470045416
Zamfara36743549
Kogi5032