Nigeria Records 603 New COVID-19 Cases, 393 More Recover


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Nigeria has recorded 603 more coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, raising the nation’s total confirmed infections above the 28,000 mark.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in a late-night post via its verified Twitter handle on Saturday.

It noted that the country now has 28,167 confirmed COVID-19 cases out of which 634 people have lost the battle to the virus.

A breakdown of the figure of new cases shows that of the 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos has the highest with 135.

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Others include Edo – 87, FCT – 73, Rivers – 67, Delta – 62, Ogun – 47, Kaduna – 20, Plateau – 19, Osun – 17, Ondo – 16, Enugu – 15, Oyo – 15, Borno – 13, and Niger – 6.

The remaining states are Nasarawa – four, Kebbi – three, Kano – two, Sokoto – one, and Abia – one.

 

On a positive note, a total of 393 patients were successfully treated and discharged from the various isolation centres across the country.

This brings the number of those discharged so far to 11,462.

See the breakdown of the figures below:

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Saturday 11:53 pm 4 Jul 2020

Samples Tested

148,188

Confirmed Cases

28,167

Active Cases

16,071

Discharged Cases

11,462

Death

634

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 11,045 9,260 1,653 132
FCT 2,153 1,494 624 35
Oyo 1,466 643 809 14
Edo 1,353 588 718 47
Kano 1,264 188 1,024 52
Delta 1,227 795 407 25
Rivers 1,181 396 746 39
Ogun 974 317 636 21
Kaduna 855 273 570 12
Katsina 579 115 441 23
Borno 528 58 437 33
Bauchi 516 33 471 12
Gombe 513 121 373 19
Ebonyi 438 78 357 3
Plateau 421 190 219 12
Ondo 410 275 115 20
Abia 383 162 218 3
Enugu 372 148 215 9
Imo 352 296 50 6
Jigawa 318 1 308 9
Kwara 269 114 146 9
Bayelsa 234 92 127 15
Nasarawa 225 104 113 8
Osun 165 99 59 7
Sokoto 153 12 125 16
Niger 122 40 75 7
Akwa Ibom 104 48 54 2
Benue 97 59 33 5
Adamawa 89 31 52 6
Kebbi 84 19 58 7
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Anambra 73 7 57 9
Yobe 61 5 48 8
Ekiti 43 1 40 2
Taraba 19 9 10 0
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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