Nigeria records 162 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 54,905

September 5, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has increased by 162, with total infections now 54,905.

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

“On the 5th of September 2020, 162 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 54905 cases have been confirmed, 42922 cases have been discharged and 1054 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 162 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (53), Gombe (21), Oyo (19), Delta (12), Ondo (11), Plateau (10), Ebonyi (9), FCT (6), Kwara (6), Kaduna (5), Rivers (3), Ogun (2), Anambra (2), Imo (2), Ekiti (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 18,308 2,873 15,233 202
FCT 5,279 3,604 1,610 65
Oyo 3,187 1,191 1,959 37
Plateau 2,720 1,000 1,690 30
Edo 2,594 133 2,361 100
Kaduna 2,189 71 2,086 32
Rivers 2,175 78 2,040 57
Delta 1,768 117 1,603 48
Kano 1,727 72 1,601 54
Ogun 1,678 55 1,597 26
Ondo 1,561 131 1,398 32
Enugu 1,184 75 1,088 21
Ebonyi 1,014 30 956 28
Kwara 982 163 794 25
Katsina 812 331 457 24
Abia 807 87 712 8
Osun 795 26 752 17
Gombe 744 78 643 23
Borno 741 34 671 36
Bauchi 669 18 637 14
Imo 534 313 210 11
Benue 460 160 291 9
Nasarawa 437 127 298 12
Bayelsa 391 10 360 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Ekiti 282 30 247 5
Akwa Ibom 280 34 238 8
Niger 244 16 216 12
Adamawa 228 33 180 15
Anambra 221 21 181 19
Sokoto 159 1 142 16
Kebbi 93 3 82 8
Taraba 87 9 73 5
Cross River 83 2 73 8
Zamfara 78 0 73 5
Yobe 67 0 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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