Lagos Data Omitted As Nigeria Records 864 New COVID-19 Cases

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A medical official performs a throat swab on a resident of Mabushi in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Abuja as part of the community testing for COVID-19… on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
File Photo: A medical official performs a throat swab on a resident of Mabushi in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Abuja as part of the community testing for COVID-19. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

Nigeria has recorded 864 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total caseload of the country to 127,024.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in a post in the early hours of Friday.

According to the agency’s report, 129 cases were recorded in the FCT, 87 were recorded in Anambra, while Lagos State, which has been the epicenter of the virus in the country with a total of 46,935 cases, was omitted.

Rivers State had 82 cases, Benue-80, Oyo-76, Plateau-61, Kaduna-54, Delta-51, Nasarawa-38, Kwara-36, Edo-32, Katsina-26, Kano-24, Taraba-18, Ogun-14, Sokoto-11, Gombe-10, Jigawa-7, Akwa Ibom-6, Cross River-6, Zamfara-5, Bauchi-5, Osun-4, and Ekiti-2.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 46,935 8,431 38,205 299
FCT 16,470 5,381 10,964 125
Plateau 7,801 775 6,973 53
Kaduna 7,512 623 6,832 57
Oyo 5,308 1,122 4,110 76
Rivers 5,175 728 4,368 79
Edo 3,721 585 3,000 136
Ogun 3,277 569 2,666 42
Kano 2,913 346 2,491 76
Delta 2,300 511 1,737 52
Ondo 2,222 175 2,000 47
Kwara 1,923 344 1,540 39
Katsina 1,838 110 1,701 27
Nasarawa 1,758 1,420 325 13
Enugu 1,738 296 1,421 21
Gombe 1,591 132 1,417 42
Osun 1,474 322 1,120 32
Ebonyi 1,393 166 1,197 30
Abia 1,220 114 1,094 12
Bauchi 1,141 39 1,085 17
Imo 1,046 238 790 18
Borno 900 90 774 36
Benue 829 266 543 20
Anambra 807 454 334 19
Akwa Ibom 789 307 472 10
Sokoto 718 25 667 26
Niger 688 257 417 14
Bayelsa 661 74 563 24
Adamawa 631 363 240 28
Ekiti 534 91 435 8
Jigawa 457 56 390 11
Taraba 367 119 233 15
Kebbi 267 51 203 13
Yobe 221 14 199 8
Zamfara 199 21 170 8
Cross River 195 4 179 12
Kogi 5 3 2
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Three new deaths were also recorded from the last 24 hours.

On a positive note, however, 100,853 persons are said to have fully recovered from the virus.

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