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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 168 New Cases, One Death

A file photo of a healthcare worker holding a COVID-19 test kit. TARSO SARRAF / AFP

Nigeria has recorded 168 new cases of COVID-19 infections with one death.

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

In the agency’s latest update, the infections were recorded in 11 states with Lagos maintaining the highest number of cases (75), followed by Abia (26) and Niger (20).

Others are FCT (15), Benue (8), Ogun (8), Osun (7), Edo (3), Kaduna (2), Kano (2), and Ondo (2).

Till date, 201,798 cases have been confirmed, 190,563 cases have been discharged and 2,655 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 75,894 2,880 72,350 664
FCT 21,155 776 20,199 180
Rivers 11,705 630 10,924 151
Kaduna 9,431 62 9,299 70
Plateau 9,293 84 9,146 63
Oyo 8,620 670 7,763 187
Edo 6,180 650 5,314 216
Ogun 5,351 39 5,233 79
Ondo 4,388 265 4,034 89
Akwa Ibom 4,284 595 3,647 42
Kano 4,151 44 3,995 112
Kwara 3,753 42 3,650 61
Delta 3,295 654 2,556 85
Osun 2,835 35 2,715 85
Enugu 2,675 112 2,534 29
Nasarawa 2,427 43 2,345 39
Gombe 2,343 35 2,263 45
Katsina 2,214 50 2,129 35
Anambra 2,196 120 2,057 19
Ebonyi 2,059 24 2,003 32
Abia 1,906 21 1,860 25
Imo 1,802 84 1,678 40
Ekiti 1,688 271 1,392 25
Bauchi 1,609 2 1,590 17
Benue 1,584 142 1,418 24
Borno 1,344 0 1,306 38
Bayelsa 1,204 140 1,037 27
Adamawa 1,155 25 1,098 32
Taraba 1,091 13 1,054 24
Niger 1,021 25 976 20
Sokoto 796 2 766 28
Jigawa 573 12 545 16
Cross River 559 20 518 21
Yobe 501 2 490 9
Kebbi 458 9 433 16
Zamfara 253 2 243 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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