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Nigeria Records 601 New COVID-19 Cases, Seven More Deaths

A health worker holds a vaccine tube and a syringe as Nigeria commences the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination. Channels TV/ Sodiq Adelakun.

Nigeria has recorded 601 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths from the virus.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed in its COVID update released on Thursday night.

According to the agency’s report, the new cases were reported from 17 states: Lagos (173), Edo (97), FCT (68), Rivers (50), Delta (45), Kaduna (28), Ondo (28), Akwa Ibom (25), Bayelsa (16), Imo (16), Plateau (15), Anambra (12), Ekiti (11), Cross River (6), Oyo (6), Gombe (3), and Benue (2).

This now brings the total confirmed cases across the country to 200,957.

189,346 infected persons have, however, recovered and have been discharged, while a total of 2,647 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.


Below is a breakdown of cases across the country.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 75,591 2,577 72,350 664
FCT 21,110 741 20,190 179
Rivers 11,627 786 10,692 149
Kaduna 9,409 79 9,260 70
Plateau 9,274 65 9,146 63
Oyo 8,604 712 7,705 187
Edo 6,122 645 5,262 215
Ogun 5,338 41 5,218 79
Ondo 4,374 277 4,010 87
Akwa Ibom 4,261 611 3,608 42
Kano 4,138 55 3,971 112
Kwara 3,723 457 3,207 59
Delta 3,268 627 2,556 85
Osun 2,828 40 2,703 85
Enugu 2,675 112 2,534 29
Nasarawa 2,426 42 2,345 39
Gombe 2,341 50 2,246 45
Katsina 2,214 50 2,129 35
Anambra 2,185 109 2,057 19
Ebonyi 2,059 24 2,003 32
Abia 1,880 50 1,805 25
Imo 1,800 86 1,674 40
Ekiti 1,678 301 1,352 25
Bauchi 1,568 13 1,538 17
Benue 1,528 86 1,418 24
Borno 1,344 0 1,306 38
Bayelsa 1,200 136 1,037 27
Adamawa 1,155 25 1,098 32
Taraba 1,091 53 1,014 24
Niger 1,001 67 914 20
Sokoto 796 2 766 28
Jigawa 573 12 545 16
Cross River 559 20 518 21
Yobe 501 2 490 9
Kebbi 458 9 433 16
Zamfara 253 2 243 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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