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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 299 New Cases, Three Deaths

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

Nigeria has recorded 299 new cases of COVID-19 infections with three new deaths.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in an update on Wednesday night.

According to the agency, the new cases were recorded in 15 states with Lagos maintaining the highest figures, (201) followed by Ondo with 110 and 74 in Rivers.

Others are Edo (63), FCT (58), Oyo (31), Kaduna (15), Bayelsa (11), Cross River (11), Delta (11), Kano (5), Ogun (4), Plateau (3), Adamawa (2), and Gombe (1).

Till date, 200,356 cases have been confirmed, 188,917 patients have been discharged and 2,640 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.


Below is a breakdown of the cases recorded across Nigeria.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 75,418 2,404 72,350 664
FCT 21,042 677 20,186 179
Rivers 11,577 790 10,638 149
Kaduna 9,381 91 9,222 68
Plateau 9,259 50 9,146 63
Oyo 8,598 739 7,672 187
Edo 6,025 563 5,247 215
Ogun 5,338 62 5,197 79
Ondo 4,346 406 3,857 83
Akwa Ibom 4,236 640 3,554 42
Kano 4,138 55 3,971 112
Kwara 3,723 457 3,207 59
Delta 3,223 582 2,556 85
Osun 2,828 40 2,703 85
Enugu 2,675 112 2,534 29
Nasarawa 2,426 42 2,345 39
Gombe 2,338 50 2,243 45
Katsina 2,214 50 2,129 35
Anambra 2,173 97 2,057 19
Ebonyi 2,059 24 2,003 32
Abia 1,880 50 1,805 25
Imo 1,784 95 1,650 39
Ekiti 1,667 310 1,332 25
Bauchi 1,568 13 1,538 17
Benue 1,526 84 1,418 24
Borno 1,344 0 1,306 38
Bayelsa 1,184 130 1,027 27
Adamawa 1,155 25 1,098 32
Taraba 1,091 53 1,014 24
Niger 1,001 67 914 20
Sokoto 796 2 766 28
Jigawa 573 12 545 16
Cross River 553 14 518 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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