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Nigeria Records 344 New COVID-19 Cases

A man takes the COVID-19 vaccine as Nigeria flags off the second phase of the exercise on August 16, 2021. Channels TV/ Sodiq Adelakun.

Three hundred and forty-four new COVID-19 cases have been discovered in 19 states of Nigeria.

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

The FCT was the most affected with (79) cases, Lagos (62), Rivers (45), Kaduna (33), Plateau (22), Edo (16), Benue (13), Kano (12), Cross River (11), Delta (11), Anambra (9), Abia (8), Jigawa (7), Bauchi (4), Ekiti (4), Kwara (4), Oyo (2), Akwa Ibom (1) and Nasarawa (1).

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This now brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 206,623.

194,475 cases have, however, recovered from the virus while 2,731 persons have died.

Below is a breakdown of the COVID-19 cases in the country.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 76,930 3,916 72,350 664
FCT 22,140 1,273 20,675 192
Rivers 12,233 283 11,796 154
Kaduna 9,718 162 9,481 75
Plateau 9,443 111 9,267 65
Oyo 8,700 533 7,976 191
Edo 6,502 562 5,717 223
Ogun 5,367 17 5,270 80
Ondo 4,492 149 4,250 93
Akwa Ibom 4,318 392 3,882 44
Kano 4,200 53 4,034 113
Kwara 3,871 159 3,650 62
Delta 3,464 802 2,556 106
Osun 2,916 39 2,792 85
Enugu 2,682 64 2,589 29
Gombe 2,476 100 2,327 49
Nasarawa 2,458 74 2,345 39
Anambra 2,346 14 2,313 19
Katsina 2,220 3 2,182 35
Ebonyi 2,059 24 2,003 32
Abia 1,975 53 1,896 26
Imo 1,962 78 1,843 41
Ekiti 1,736 52 1,657 27
Benue 1,678 223 1,430 25
Bauchi 1,617 4 1,596 17
Borno 1,356 4 1,314 38
Bayelsa 1,219 103 1,088 28
Adamawa 1,157 27 1,098 32
Taraba 1,092 14 1,054 24
Niger 1,027 9 998 20
Sokoto 802 8 766 28
Cross River 587 17 546 24
Jigawa 587 10 561 16
Yobe 502 3 490 9
Kebbi 458 9 433 16
Zamfara 266 11 247 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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