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Nigeria Reports 61 More COVID-19 Cases, No New Death

A health worker wearing a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suit tests a swab sample for COVID-19 at a primary health centre in Hyderabad on September 3, 2020. NOAH SEELAM / AFP

A total of 61 new cases of COVID-19 were reported from nine states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in a Facebook post on Friday while giving an update on the outbreak of the disease in the country.

Of the new cases reported on November 18, Gombe State reported the highest infections of 16 and was followed by Taraba – 15, and Zamfara – 14.

Others are FCT – seven, Kano – two, Lagos – two, Rivers – two, Bauchi – one, Delta – one, and Katsina – one.

No new death was recorded, according to the health agency.

Since the country recorded its first cases in February 2020, the NCDC has confirmed a total of 213,464 cases from the 3,440,172 tested so far as of 10am on Friday.

Of the confirmed cases, 206,292 people who tested positive for the disease have recovered and have been discharged while the nation’s death toll stands at 2,973.

Similarly, the NCDC revealed that 4,199 cases were active in various parts of the country.

In its resolve to attain herd immunity against the virus, the Federal Government has received more donations of vaccines from various international bodies.

Authorities have also continued to stress the need for people to comply with the measures in place to curb the spread of the disease.

These include the mandatory use of face masks in public places, maintaining social distancing, and restriction of crowds in places of worship and social gatherings, among others.

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 77,969 297 76,919 753
FCT 23,438 592 22,622 224
Rivers 12,846 63 12,629 154
Kaduna 10,148 62 10,006 80
Plateau 9,906 31 9,804 71
Oyo 8,767 16 8,560 191
Edo 6,599 2 6,317 280
Ogun 5,374 0 5,294 80
Ondo 4,580 7 4,475 98
Kano 4,409 64 4,224 121
Akwa Ibom 4,348 228 4,076 44
Delta 4,145 1,479 2,556 110
Kwara 3,999 235 3,700 64
Osun 3,024 40 2,898 86
Enugu 2,779 3 2,747 29
Gombe 2,722 23 2,641 58
Nasarawa 2,517 133 2,345 39
Anambra 2,387 35 2,333 19
Katsina 2,318 71 2,210 37
Imo 2,173 176 1,956 41
Ebonyi 2,062 26 2,004 32
Abia 2,029 10 1,989 30
Benue 1,863 383 1,455 25
Bauchi 1,779 55 1,701 23
Ekiti 1,778 20 1,730 28
Borno 1,356 12 1,306 38
Taraba 1,269 15 1,222 32
Bayelsa 1,247 15 1,204 28
Adamawa 1,157 27 1,098 32
Niger 1,057 39 998 20
Sokoto 807 0 779 28
Cross River 662 4 633 25
Jigawa 611 4 590 17
Yobe 502 3 490 9
Kebbi 470 0 454 16
Zamfara 362 29 324 9
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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