COVID-19: Total Number Of Confirmed Cases in Nigeria Nearly 25000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 490 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday night.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 24,567.

7 COVID-19 related deaths were also recorded bringing the total number of confirmed deaths to 565.

There was a drop in the number of confirmed cases reported on Sunday (490) compared to what was reported on Saturday (779).

NCDC in a tweet Sunday night said the new cases were reported in 20 states.

These states are: Lagos, Delta, Ebonyi, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Plateau, Edo, Katsina, Imo, Ondo, Adamawa, Osun, Ogun, Rivers, Kano, Enugu, Bauchi, Akwa Ibom, Kogi, Oyo and Bayelsa states.

35 states and the FCT have recorded at least a case of the disease. Only one state, Cross River, is yet to officially report any case of the virus.

The number of infections and deaths from the virus in the country have increased and the number of patients who recovered from have also increased daily.

“Till date, 24, 567 cases have been confirmed, 9, 007 cases have been discharged and 565 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory” the NCDC stated.

The 490 new cases were reported from 21 states- Lagos – 118, Delta – 84, Ebonyi – 68, FCT – 56, Plateau – 39, Edo – 29, Katsina – 21, Imo – 13, Ondo – 12, Adamawa – 11, Osun – 8, Ogun – 8, Rivers – 6, Kano – 5, Enugu – 3, Bauchi – 3, Akwa Ibom – 3, Kogi – 1, Oyo- 1 and Bayelsa – 1.

Since outbreak in Nigeria in February, NCDC said 130,164 samples have so far been tested.

As as press time, there are 14,995 active cases of COVID-19 in the country, while 9,007 have recovered and discharged.

A breakdown of the 24,567 confirmed cases shows that Lagos State has so far reported 10,144 cases, followed by FCT – 1,792, Oyo – 1, 306, Kano – 1, 200, Rivers – 1, 056, Edo – 962, Delta – 912, Ogun –782, Kaduna – 703, Katsina – 549, Bauchi – 500, Gombe – 492, Borno – 486, Ebonyi – 395, Plateau – 337, Jigawa – 317, Imo – 303, Abia – 302, Enugu – 261, Ondo – 244, Kwara – 217, Nasarawa – 206, Bayelsa – 185, Sokoto – 151, Osun – 116, Akwa Ibom – 86, Adamawa – 84, Niger – 84, Kebbi – 76, Zamfara – 76, Anambra – 71, Yobe – 59, Benue – 47, Ekiti – 43, Taraba!- 19 and Kogi – 4.

Gombe has recorded 447, Bauchi – 438, Katsina – 426, Delta – 400, Jigawa – 317, Ebonyi – 234, Imo – 205, Plateau – 186, Nasarawa – 178, Kwara – 177, Abia – 173, Sokoto – 135, Bayelsa – 111, Ondo – 105, Enugu – 95, Zamfara – 76, Kebbi – 67, Anambra – 66, Niger – 66, Yobe – 56, Osun – 51, Akwa Ibom – 48, Adamawa – 42, Benue – 36, Ekiti – 30, Taraba – 18, Taraba – 18, and Kogi – 3.

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