COVID-19: NCDC confirms 321 new cases, total now 52,548

August 24, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 321 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number to 52,548.

The NCDC made the announcement on Monday night via its Twitter handle.

On the 24th of August 2020, 321 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 52548 cases have been confirmed, 39257 cases have been discharged and 1004 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 321 new cases are reported from 24 states- Lagos (98), FCT (34), Kaduna (30), Nasarawa (25), Benue (21), Plateau (17), Rivers (15), Adamawa (11), Ogun (11), Enugu (9), Edo (8), Delta (7), Ekiti (7), Gombe (5), Ebonyi (4), Bayelsa (3), Kano (3), Ondo (3), Cross River (2), Imo (2), Kebbi (2), Niger (2), Abia (1), Bauchi (1),” 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 17,992 2,581 15,209 202
FCT 5,028 3,534 1,448 46
Oyo 3,050 1,331 1,682 37
Edo 2,545 201 2,244 100
Plateau 2,135 957 1,149 29
Rivers 2,063 109 1,897 57
Kaduna 2,041 196 1,833 12
Kano 1,711 201 1,456 54
Delta 1,708 144 1,518 46
Ogun 1,625 156 1,443 26
Ondo 1,515 707 777 31
Enugu 1,052 179 852 21
Ebonyi 964 24 913 27
Kwara 936 171 740 25
Katsina 771 290 457 24
Osun 768 112 640 16
Abia 750 100 643 7
Borno 740 58 646 36
Gombe 714 86 605 23
Bauchi 644 85 545 14
Imo 523 326 187 10
Benue 451 301 141 9
Nasarawa 421 111 298 12
Bayelsa 373 26 326 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Akwa Ibom 271 43 220 8
Niger 239 59 168 12
Ekiti 225 99 122 4
Adamawa 217 43 159 15
Anambra 194 17 159 18
Sokoto 158 4 138 16
Kebbi 92 2 82 8
Cross River 82 11 63 8
Zamfara 78 1 72 5
Taraba 78 19 55 4
Yobe 67 0 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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