Nigeria Records 24,567 COVID-19 Cases As A’Ibom Has 86

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490 COVID-19 cases
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 490 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 24,567.

Seven deaths were recorded from the virus on Sunday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 565.

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

Akwa Ibom State has so far recorded 86 cases.

The health agency in a tweet Sunday night said the new cases were reported in 20 states and FCT.

“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 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 the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria in February, NCDC said 130,164 samples have so far been tested.

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

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 10,144 8,426 1,592 126
FCT 1,792 1,202 558 32
Oyo 1,306 789 506 11
Kano 1,200 283 866 51
Rivers 1,056 434 584 38
Edo 962 650 277 35
Delta 912 700 190 22
Ogun 782 225 539 18
Kaduna 703 242 449 12
Katsina 549 260 267 22
Bauchi 500 49 439 12
Gombe 492 130 346 16
Borno 486 36 418 32
Ebonyi 395 50 342 3
Plateau 337 172 156 9
Jigawa 317 120 191 6
Imo 303 261 38 4
Abia 302 92 207 3
Enugu 261 205 50 6
Ondo 244 136 89 19
Kwara 217 83 128 6
Nasarawa 206 86 112 8
Bayelsa 185 76 97 12
Sokoto 151 18 118 15
Osun 116 64 47 5
Akwa Ibom 86 30 54 2
Adamawa 84 40 38 6
Niger 84 44 37 3
Kebbi 76 28 42 6
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Anambra 71 5 57 9
Yobe 59 3 48 8
Benue 47 31 15 1
Ekiti 43 12 29 2
Taraba 19 9 10 0
Kogi 4 4 0 0