Nigeria records 58 new COVID-19 cases, total now 59,345

October 4, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 58 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 59,345.

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

“On the 4th of October 2020, 58 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 59345 cases have been confirmed, 50768 cases have been discharged and 1113 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 58 new cases are reported from 9 states- Plateau (18), Lagos (15), Katsina (10), Ogun (5), Kaduna (4), Edo (3), Ekiti (1), FCT (1), Ondo (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 19,651 4,196 15,250 205
FCT 5,746 684 4,984 78
Plateau 3,497 749 2,715 33
Oyo 3,268 798 2,430 40
Edo 2,631 29 2,495 107
Rivers 2,517 124 2,334 59
Kaduna 2,444 57 2,347 40
Ogun 1,883 122 1,733 28
Delta 1,802 16 1,737 49
Kano 1,738 14 1,670 54
Ondo 1,635 54 1,545 36
Enugu 1,289 102 1,166 21
Kwara 1,044 37 982 25
Ebonyi 1,042 4 1,008 30
Abia 898 18 872 8
Katsina 884 19 841 24
Gombe 883 111 747 25
Osun 847 25 805 17
Borno 745 4 705 36
Bauchi 699 8 677 14
Imo 576 29 535 12
Benue 481 58 413 10
Nasarawa 452 114 325 13
Bayelsa 401 7 373 21
Jigawa 325 6 308 11
Ekiti 322 11 305 6
Akwa Ibom 293 7 278 8
Niger 259 15 232 12
Adamawa 248 23 208 17
Anambra 238 0 219 19
Sokoto 162 1 144 17
Taraba 105 10 89 6
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Cross River 87 4 74 9
Zamfara 79 1 73 5
Yobe 76 6 62 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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