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NCDC Reports Eight More Deaths, 420 New COVID-19 Cases

A file photo of a health worker wearing a PPE on duty.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said eight more people have died of complications related to COVID-19.

The agency disclosed this in a Facebook post on Tuesday while giving an update on the management of the disease in the country.

It added that 420 more infections were confirmed on Monday from 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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Lagos topped the states reporting more cases with 103 infections and was followed by Kwara and Akwa Ibom which logged 90 and 49 additional cases respectively.

Others include FCT – 39, Kano – 33, Rivers – 31, Cross River – 17, Ogun – 17, Kaduna – 15, Edo – 11, Niger – nine, Oyo – five, and Abia – one.

Since Nigeria reported its first case of the disease in February 2020, the nation has confirmed a total of 248,732 infections.

Of these cases, 219,479 people who initially tested positive have been discharged and the nation’s death toll from the disease has risen to 3,085.

While the NCDC said it has collected and tested a total of 3,933,209 samples, the country has 26,168 COVID-19 cases that are still active.

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 97,157 16,330 80,066 761
FCT 27,712 2,776 24,695 241
Rivers 15,703 405 15,144 154
Kaduna 11,025 139 10,800 86
Plateau 10,209 60 10,076 73
Oyo 10,122 747 9,179 196
Edo 7,595 152 7,135 308
Ogun 5,776 96 5,598 82
Delta 5,066 2,400 2,556 110
Ondo 5,066 373 4,593 100
Kano 4,874 279 4,468 127
Akwa Ibom 4,615 77 4,494 44
Kwara 4,408 635 3,709 64
Osun 3,142 69 2,984 89
Gombe 2,958 180 2,715 63
Enugu 2,939 17 2,893 29
Anambra 2,700 242 2,439 19
Nasarawa 2,674 290 2,345 39
Katsina 2,387 20 2,330 37
Imo 2,335 48 2,230 57
Abia 2,145 14 2,097 34
Benue 2,118 329 1,764 25
Ebonyi 2,064 28 2,004 32
Ekiti 1,955 83 1,844 28
Bauchi 1,910 60 1,826 24
Borno 1,577 33 1,500 44
Taraba 1,345 78 1,235 32
Bayelsa 1,305 30 1,247 28
Adamawa 1,157 27 1,098 32
Niger 1,137 119 998 20
Sokoto 810 0 782 28
Cross River 744 2 717 25
Jigawa 642 19 605 18
Yobe 502 3 490 9
Kebbi 478 8 454 16
Zamfara 375 0 366 9
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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