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Nigeria Discharges 796 COVID-19 Patients In 24 Hours

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has discharged 796 more people who testted negative for COVID-19 in the aftermath of their treatment.

NCDC disclosed this via Twitter on Saturday night, adding that the nation’s total recoveries had increased to 156,250 in the past 24 hours while active cases stood at 7,823.

“Our discharges today include a backlog of 795 community recoveries in Adamawa managed in line with guidelines,” NCDC said.

However, 30 new COVID-19 infections were reported in three states, thus raising the total number of cases in the country to 165,370.

Of the 30 new infections recorded, the health agency said Lagos had 21, Adamawa, eight and Rivers, one.

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According to NCDC, no new death was recorded from the disease which had already claimed 2,065 lives nationwide.

The number of deaths recorded from COVID-19 had declined recently with only four deaths recorded in the past three weeks.

Since the pandemic broke out in February 2020, Nigeria has carried out 1,939,165 tests across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 58,576 1,147 56,990 439
FCT 19,806 541 19,099 166
Kaduna 9,064 8 8,991 65
Plateau 9,060 12 8,991 57
Rivers 7,132 -3 7,034 101
Oyo 6,852 5 6,723 124
Edo 4,904 5 4,714 185
Ogun 4,679 30 4,600 49
Kano 3,967 22 3,835 110
Ondo 3,248 1,105 2,080 63
Kwara 3,123 6 3,062 55
Delta 2,625 810 1,744 71
Osun 2,578 8 2,518 52
Enugu 2,420 378 2,013 29
Nasarawa 2,383 1,997 373 13
Katsina 2,097 14 2,049 34
Gombe 2,035 5 1,986 44
Ebonyi 2,030 33 1,965 32
Anambra 1,909 64 1,826 19
Akwa Ibom 1,877 30 1,833 14
Abia 1,690 10 1,658 22
Imo 1,657 28 1,592 37
Bauchi 1,549 14 1,518 17
Borno 1,337 99 1,200 38
Benue 1,188 575 591 22
Adamawa 1,111 9 1,070 32
Taraba 992 0 968 24
Niger 930 0 913 17
Bayelsa 886 5 855 26
Ekiti 872 5 856 11
Sokoto 775 0 747 28
Jigawa 528 20 492 16
Kebbi 450 42 392 16
Yobe 409 25 375 9
Cross River 394 0 376 18
Zamfara 244 3 233 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

 

 

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