Nigeria records 250 new COVID-19 cases, total now 53,727

August 29, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 250 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 53,727.

The NCDC made this known via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Saturday.

“On the 29th of August 2020, 250 new confirmed cases and 0 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 53727 cases have been confirmed, 41314 cases have been discharged and 1011 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 250 new cases are reported from 20 states- Plateau (69), FCT (41), Lagos (21), Delta (14), Kaduna (14), Bayelsa (13), Enugu (13), Ekiti (11), Bauchi (9), Ogun (8), Edo (7), Oyo (7), Rivers (6), Adamawa (4), Osun (4), Nasarawa (3), Ebonyi (2), Kwara (2), Gombe (1), Imo (1),” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 18,173 2,743 15,228 202
FCT 5,149 3,575 1,524 50
Oyo 3,107 1,118 1,952 37
Edo 2,577 177 2,300 100
Plateau 2,374 1,017 1,328 29
Rivers 2,134 117 1,960 57
Kaduna 2,114 152 1,950 12
Delta 1,744 157 1,540 47
Kano 1,725 134 1,537 54
Ogun 1,646 132 1,488 26
Ondo 1,534 143 1,360 31
Enugu 1,155 227 907 21
Ebonyi 973 15 931 27
Kwara 958 160 773 25
Katsina 789 308 457 24
Osun 779 34 729 16
Abia 763 87 669 7
Borno 740 37 667 36
Gombe 723 64 636 23
Bauchi 666 102 550 14
Imo 527 323 193 11
Benue 451 226 216 9
Nasarawa 434 124 298 12
Bayelsa 391 25 345 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Akwa Ibom 278 41 229 8
Ekiti 262 73 185 4
Niger 241 15 214 12
Adamawa 221 26 180 15
Anambra 207 30 159 18
Sokoto 158 4 138 16
Kebbi 93 3 82 8
Taraba 87 9 73 5
Cross River 82 1 73 8
Zamfara 78 0 73 5
Yobe 67 0 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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