Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 50,000, death toll hits 985

August 19, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday, announced 593 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 50,000.

This brings the number of confirmed cases to 50,488

The NCDC made this known on via its official twitter handle.

“On the 19th of August 2020, 593 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 50488 cases have been confirmed, 37304 cases have been discharged and 985 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 593 new cases are reported from 16 states- Plateau (186), Lagos (172), FCT (62), Oyo (27), Delta (25), Rivers (20), Ondo (19), Edo (18), Kaduna (17), Enugu (12), Akwa Ibom (10), Ogun (7), Abia (6), Gombe (6), Kano (3) and Osun (3),” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 17,092 2,404 14,487 201
FCT 4,837 3,423 1,368 46
Oyo 3,007 1,319 1,654 34
Edo 2,475 206 2,169 100
Plateau 2,043 1,141 877 25
Rivers 2,027 150 1,820 57
Kaduna 1,882 261 1,609 12
Kano 1,683 263 1,366 54
Delta 1,671 185 1,440 46
Ogun 1,587 232 1,330 25
Ondo 1,482 678 774 30
Enugu 1,025 155 850 20
Ebonyi 943 58 858 27
Kwara 913 249 641 23
Osun 757 295 448 14
Katsina 746 265 457 24
Abia 713 128 579 6
Borno 706 93 577 36
Gombe 684 82 579 23
Bauchi 607 55 538 14
Imo 506 328 168 10
Benue 430 282 139 9
Nasarawa 386 102 272 12
Bayelsa 352 8 323 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Akwa Ibom 260 44 208 8
Niger 232 52 168 12
Ekiti 206 104 98 4
Adamawa 185 54 119 12
Anambra 181 4 159 18
Sokoto 154 0 138 16
Kebbi 90 0 82 8
Taraba 78 19 55 4
Zamfara 77 1 71 5
Cross River 77 24 45 8
Yobe 67 2 57 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

593 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Plateau-186

Lagos-172

FCT-62

Oyo-27

Delta-25

Rivers-20

Ondo-19

Edo-18

Kaduna-17

Enugu-12

Akwa Ibom-10

Ogun-7

Abia-6

Gombe-6

Kano-3

Osun-3

50,488 confirmed

37,304 discharged

985 deaths pic.twitter.com/GNVBb96U0E

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 19, 2020

 

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