Nigeria Records Seven More Deaths, 104 New COVID-19 Cases

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Nigeria on Sunday reported seven more deaths from complications related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, authorities have said.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in its latest update on the outbreak of the disease in the country.

In a late-night tweet, it noted that the new fatalities recorded have raised the death toll from the disease in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory to 2,048.

Similarly, the health agency which is responsible for the management of disease outbreaks in the country said 104 new cases were confirmed from 11 states and the nation’s capital.

Of the new infections, Lagos reported the highest figure – 48, followed by Enugu – 16, Kwara – eight, and Kaduna – six.

Others are Plateau – five, Kano – five, Rivers – four, FCT – four, Ogun – four, Edo – two, Ekiti – one, and Katsina – one.

As of 10am on Monday, Nigeria has a total of 162,593 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 150,308 discharged, following the recovery of additional 103 people.

While the country has tested a total of 1,767,694 samples for COVID-19, 10,237 cases are still active.

See the breakdown of COVID-19 figures in Nigeria, according to states below:

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 57,581 152 56,990 439
FCT 19,617 2,397 17,064 156
Plateau 9,024 51 8,916 57
Kaduna 8,914 59 8,790 65
Rivers 6,909 42 6,767 100
Oyo 6,838 494 6,221 123
Edo 4,875 36 4,654 185
Ogun 4,617 122 4,446 49
Kano 3,902 25 3,767 110
Ondo 3,168 1,026 2,080 62
Kwara 3,078 209 2,814 55
Delta 2,599 784 1,744 71
Osun 2,524 27 2,445 52
Nasarawa 2,318 1,932 373 13
Enugu 2,237 285 1,923 29
Katsina 2,083 19 2,030 34
Gombe 2,030 3 1,983 44
Ebonyi 2,007 24 1,951 32
Anambra 1,909 64 1,826 19
Akwa Ibom 1,762 312 1,436 14
Abia 1,665 1 1,643 21
Imo 1,642 70 1,535 37
Bauchi 1,521 3 1,501 17
Borno 1,327 89 1,200 38
Benue 1,188 575 591 22
Adamawa 1,051 745 274 32
Niger 930 496 417 17
Taraba 910 24 864 22
Ekiti 865 46 808 11
Bayelsa 852 42 784 26
Sokoto 774 1 745 28
Jigawa 518 17 485 16
Kebbi 442 34 392 16
Cross River 366 8 341 17
Yobe 313 20 284 9
Zamfara 232 3 221 8
Kogi 5 3 2
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