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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 78 New Cases, Two Deaths

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

Nigeria has recorded 78 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths across the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Sunday night in its daily update on the virus.

In the agency’s latest update, the cases were reported in 11 states of the federation.

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Lagos had the highest number of cases – 22, Kaduna – 12, and FCT -10.

Others are Benue (9), Imo (8), Akwa Ibom (4), Delta (4), Kano (4), Jigawa (3), Plateau (1), and Rivers (1).

To date, 207, 694 cases have been confirmed, 195, 274 patients have been discharged and 2,747 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 77,137 4,123 72,350 664
FCT 22,504 1,549 20,751 204
Rivers 12,289 126 12,009 154
Kaduna 9,791 140 9,576 75
Plateau 9,488 88 9,335 65
Oyo 8,711 531 7,989 191
Edo 6,521 547 5,751 223
Ogun 5,369 15 5,274 80
Ondo 4,501 131 4,275 95
Akwa Ibom 4,342 358 3,940 44
Kano 4,239 64 4,061 114
Kwara 3,899 187 3,650 62
Delta 3,535 873 2,556 106
Osun 2,926 18 2,823 85
Enugu 2,682 64 2,589 29
Gombe 2,517 97 2,370 50
Nasarawa 2,464 80 2,345 39
Anambra 2,346 14 2,313 19
Katsina 2,220 3 2,182 35
Ebonyi 2,059 24 2,003 32
Imo 1,999 83 1,875 41
Abia 1,975 53 1,896 26
Ekiti 1,744 60 1,657 27
Benue 1,728 273 1,430 25
Bauchi 1,626 13 1,596 17
Borno 1,356 4 1,314 38
Bayelsa 1,227 31 1,168 28
Adamawa 1,157 27 1,098 32
Taraba 1,092 14 1,054 24
Niger 1,034 16 998 20
Sokoto 802 8 766 28
Jigawa 591 14 561 16
Cross River 587 17 546 24
Yobe 502 3 490 9
Kebbi 458 9 433 16
Zamfara 276 21 247 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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