NCDC confirms 221 new COVID-19 cases as total rises to 56,956

September 18, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 56,956.

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

“On the 18th of September 2020, 221 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 56956 cases have been confirmed, 48305 cases have been discharged and 1094 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 221 new cases are reported from 18 states- Lagos (59), Abia (46), FCT (22), Gombe (20), Plateau (17), Rivers (11), Bauchi (7), Benue (6), Ekiti (6), Imo (6), Kaduna (4), Kwara (4), Ondo (4), Ogun (3), Osun (3), Bayelsa (1), Edo (1), Kano (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 18,827 3,377 15,245 205
FCT 5,526 537 4,913 76
Oyo 3,226 985 2,202 39
Plateau 3,192 886 2,275 31
Edo 2,611 79 2,427 105
Kaduna 2,326 88 2,205 33
Rivers 2,220 31 2,130 59
Delta 1,799 112 1,638 49
Ogun 1,758 12 1,718 28
Kano 1,734 25 1,655 54
Ondo 1,594 69 1,490 35
Enugu 1,234 47 1,166 21
Ebonyi 1,035 1 1,004 30
Kwara 1,013 86 902 25
Abia 881 71 802 8
Katsina 845 364 457 24
Osun 810 18 775 17
Gombe 799 94 680 25
Borno 741 2 703 36
Bauchi 689 17 658 14
Imo 557 329 216 12
Benue 473 63 401 9
Nasarawa 447 137 298 12
Bayelsa 394 3 370 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Ekiti 313 24 283 6
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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