COVID-19: NCDC confirms 296 new cases, total now 55,456

September 8, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has increased by 296, with total infections now 55,456.

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

“On the 8th of September 2020, 296 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 55456 cases have been confirmed, 43334 cases have been discharged and 1067 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 296 new cases are reported from 15 states- Plateau (183), Lagos (33), FCT (25), Ogun (16), Oyo (7), Ekiti (6), Kwara (5), Ondo (5), Imo (3), Anambra (3), Nasarawa (3), Rivers (2), Gombe (2), Edo (2), Akwa Ibom (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 18,422 2,981 15,237 204
FCT 5,335 3,643 1,624 68
Oyo 3,201 1,202 1,961 38
Plateau 2,928 1,089 1,809 30
Edo 2,602 98 2,404 100
Kaduna 2,214 83 2,099 32
Rivers 2,193 60 2,075 58
Delta 1,768 117 1,603 48
Kano 1,728 70 1,604 54
Ogun 1,703 38 1,639 26
Ondo 1,566 90 1,443 33
Enugu 1,184 75 1,088 21
Ebonyi 1,030 14 986 30
Kwara 987 168 794 25
Katsina 819 338 457 24
Abia 816 96 712 8
Osun 802 31 754 17
Gombe 746 80 643 23
Borno 741 2 703 36
Bauchi 670 12 644 14
Imo 537 314 211 12
Benue 460 160 291 9
Nasarawa 441 131 298 12
Bayelsa 391 7 363 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Ekiti 293 35 253 5
Akwa Ibom 283 28 247 8
Niger 244 16 216 12
Adamawa 228 33 180 15
Anambra 226 26 181 19
Sokoto 159 0 142 17
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Taraba 91 12 73 6
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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