Nigeria records 131 new COVID-19 cases, total now 56,735

September 17, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 131 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 56,735.

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

“On the 17th of September 2020, 131 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 56735 cases have been confirmed, 48092 cases have been discharged and 1093 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 131 new COVID-19 cases are reported from 18 states in Nigeria- Lagos (45), Kaduna (17), Plateau (17), FCT (16), Delta (6), Niger (6), Kwara (5), Oyo (3), Akwa Ibom (2), Cross River (2), Ekiti (2), Enugu (2), Osun (2), Sokoto (2), Bauchi (1), Ebonyi (1), Katsina (1), Rivers (1)-1.”

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 18,768 3,318 15,245 205
FCT 5,504 526 4,902 76
Oyo 3,226 1,085 2,102 39
Plateau 3,175 922 2,222 31
Edo 2,610 78 2,427 105
Kaduna 2,322 98 2,191 33
Rivers 2,209 30 2,120 59
Delta 1,799 112 1,638 49
Ogun 1,755 9 1,718 28
Kano 1,733 26 1,653 54
Ondo 1,590 65 1,490 35
Enugu 1,234 47 1,166 21
Ebonyi 1,035 1 1,004 30
Kwara 1,009 82 902 25
Katsina 845 364 457 24
Abia 835 35 792 8
Osun 807 19 771 17
Gombe 779 75 679 25
Borno 741 2 703 36
Bauchi 682 10 658 14
Imo 551 323 216 12
Benue 467 57 401 9
Nasarawa 447 137 298 12
Bayelsa 393 2 370 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Ekiti 307 27 275 5
Akwa Ibom 288 16 264 8
Niger 250 6 232 12
Anambra 232 29 184 19
Adamawa 230 19 196 15
Sokoto 161 2 142 17
Taraba 95 16 73 6
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Cross River 85 2 74 9
Zamfara 78 0 73 5
Yobe 73 6 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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