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Nigeria Records 284 New COVID-19 Cases, Nine Deaths

A health worker wearing a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suit tests a swab sample for COVID-19 at a primary health centre.  NOAH SEELAM / AFP

Nigeria has recorded 284 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths.

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

In the agency’s latest update, the cases were reported in 20 states of the federation.

There was a decline in the cases of infections in Lagos State leaving the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with the highest number – 67, followed by Kaduna – 33, and Rivers – 31.

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Others are Anambra (23), Lagos (22), Osun (22), Cross River (18), Edo (18), Ondo (13), Plateau (12), Nasarawa (6), Kwara (5), Imo (4) Benue (3), Niger (2), Delta (1), Ekiti (1), Jigawa (1), Ogun (1), and Oyo (1).

To date, 207,978 cases have been confirmed, 195,626 patients have been discharged and 2,756 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the FCT.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 77,159 4,145 72,350 664
FCT 22,572 1,616 20,751 205
Rivers 12,320 131 12,035 154
Kaduna 9,824 142 9,607 75
Plateau 9,500 100 9,335 65
Oyo 8,712 525 7,996 191
Edo 6,539 464 5,852 223
Ogun 5,370 16 5,274 80
Ondo 4,514 64 4,352 98
Akwa Ibom 4,342 358 3,940 44
Kano 4,239 64 4,061 114
Kwara 3,904 192 3,650 62
Delta 3,536 872 2,556 108
Osun 2,948 20 2,843 85
Enugu 2,682 64 2,589 29
Gombe 2,517 95 2,370 52
Nasarawa 2,470 86 2,345 39
Anambra 2,369 17 2,333 19
Katsina 2,220 3 2,182 35
Ebonyi 2,059 24 2,003 32
Imo 1,989 73 1,875 41
Abia 1,975 53 1,896 26
Ekiti 1,745 61 1,657 27
Benue 1,740 260 1,455 25
Bauchi 1,626 13 1,596 17
Borno 1,356 4 1,314 38
Bayelsa 1,227 11 1,188 28
Adamawa 1,157 27 1,098 32
Taraba 1,092 14 1,054 24
Niger 1,036 18 998 20
Sokoto 802 2 772 28
Cross River 605 15 565 25
Jigawa 592 15 561 16
Yobe 502 3 490 9
Kebbi 458 9 433 16
Zamfara 276 21 247 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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