Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Top 3,000 As Death Toll Hits 103

Two health workers collecting the samples of some of the Almajiris isolated at the NYSC camp in Kiyawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country has surged past the mark of 3,000.

This follows the latest update on the outbreak released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night.

According to the health agency, 195 new cases of COVID-19 were reported across 12 states of the Federation, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

While the government is gradually easing the lockdown, Lagos has the highest figure of new infections with 82 cases, followed by Kano which has 30.

Zamfara also reported 19 new cases, Sokoto has 18, Borno recorded 10, FCT has nine, and Oyo reported eight infections.

The remaining states are Kebbi – five, Gombe – five, Ogun – four, Katsina – three, Kaduna – one, and Adamawa – one.

According to the NCDC, Nigeria recorded five new deaths, raising the number of those who have died from the disease.

On a positive note, 53 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged after they tested negative twice for the disease.

Of the total figure, 37 people comprising 19 females and 18 males. including an Indian national recovered in Lagos.

A spokesman for Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Gboyega Akosile, explained in a tweet that the patients were discharged from the isolation facilities at Yaba, Onikan, and Eti-Osa (LandMark) to reunite with the society.

Gboyega Akosile@gboyegaakosile

My dear Lagosians,

Today, 37 more #COVID19 patients have been discharged from our isolation facilities at Yaba, Onikan and Eti-Osa (LandMark) to reunite with the society. There are 19 females and 18 males including 1 Indian.

See the case summary of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria below:

Confirmed Cases by State

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos1,30892035830
Kano427408613
FCT316272404
Borno116102014
Gombe10310300
Katsina957988
Ogun9575182
Kaduna8574101
Sokoto857618
Bauchi837760
Edo6551104
Oyo5239112
Zamfara464402
Jigawa393801
Osun373304
Kebbi181800
Delta171223
Akwa Ibom164102
Kwara16880
Taraba151500
Adamawa151500
Rivers141022
Yobe131201
Ondo13760
Ekiti12921
Nasarawa111001
Enugu8620
Bayelsa5500
Ebonyi5500
Plateau4400
Niger4310
Benue2200
Imo2110
Abia2110
Anambra1010

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