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Nigeria Records 730 New COVID-19 Cases In 10 States, FCT

A health worker is seen wearing a PPE amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

A total of 730 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Tuesday in Nigeria as authorities step up efforts to curb the spread of the virus in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this in a Facebook post on Wednesday in its latest update on the outbreak of the disease, saying the new infections were recorded in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

No additional death was recorded, while no new case was reported in Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, and Sokoto States.

Of the fresh infections, Lagos had 431, FCT confirmed 174, Rivers reported 38, Ogun confirmed 32, Akwa Ibom recorded 25, and Anambra had 11.

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Others states with new infections were Katsina – seven, Bayelsa – four, Niger – four, Kano – three, and Ekiti – one.

This brings the total number of cases confirmed since the outbreak of the disease in Nigeria to 218,596 confirmed from the 3,686,403 samples collected and tested by the NCDC since the outbreak of the disease in February 2020.

Of the confirmed cases, the nation’s death toll from the disease stands at 2,982 while the number of those who have been successfully treated and discharged rose to 211,254.

See the breakdown of cases according to states below:

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 81,030 221 80,053 756
FCT 24,069 556 23,289 224
Rivers 13,114 153 12,807 154
Kaduna 10,198 70 10,047 81
Plateau 10,007 58 9,876 73
Oyo 8,870 94 8,585 191
Edo 6,692 84 6,328 280
Ogun 5,482 106 5,296 80
Ondo 4,591 18 4,475 98
Kano 4,453 40 4,291 122
Akwa Ibom 4,414 53 4,317 44
Delta 4,294 1,628 2,556 110
Kwara 4,004 231 3,709 64
Osun 3,036 13 2,937 86
Enugu 2,815 11 2,775 29
Gombe 2,757 28 2,669 60
Nasarawa 2,517 133 2,345 39
Anambra 2,416 11 2,386 19
Katsina 2,367 10 2,320 37
Imo 2,265 233 1,991 41
Ebonyi 2,062 26 2,004 32
Abia 2,044 11 2,002 31
Benue 1,907 370 1,512 25
Bauchi 1,817 18 1,776 23
Ekiti 1,788 17 1,743 28
Borno 1,356 12 1,306 38
Taraba 1,269 15 1,222 32
Bayelsa 1,265 21 1,216 28
Adamawa 1,157 27 1,098 32
Niger 1,077 59 998 20
Sokoto 810 0 782 28
Cross River 690 23 642 25
Jigawa 619 2 600 17
Yobe 502 3 490 9
Kebbi 470 0 454 16
Zamfara 367 4 354 9
Kogi 5 0 3 2
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