NCDC confirms 118 new COVID-19 cases, total now 61,558

October 19, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 118 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 61,558.

The NCDC disclosed this via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Monday.

“On the 19th of October 2020, 118 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 61558 cases have been confirmed, 56697 cases have been discharged and 1125 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 118 new cases are reported from 10 states – Lagos (51), Rivers (26), Imo (12), Osun (8), Plateau (6), FCT (5), Kaduna (4), Ogun (3), Edo (2), Niger (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 20,696 1,019 19,470 207
FCT 5,923 551 5,293 79
Plateau 3,587 364 3,190 33
Oyo 3,415 818 2,556 41
Rivers 2,735 74 2,602 59
Edo 2,645 16 2,522 107
Kaduna 2,562 51 2,469 42
Ogun 1,983 201 1,753 29
Delta 1,812 26 1,737 49
Kano 1,741 6 1,681 54
Ondo 1,657 36 1,585 36
Enugu 1,313 23 1,269 21
Kwara 1,050 43 982 25
Ebonyi 1,049 8 1,011 30
Osun 916 57 839 20
Katsina 904 1 879 24
Abia 898 18 872 8
Gombe 883 111 747 25
Borno 745 4 705 36
Bauchi 710 6 690 14
Imo 601 23 566 12
Benue 484 61 413 10
Nasarawa 478 140 325 13
Bayelsa 403 3 379 21
Ekiti 329 8 315 6
Jigawa 325 6 308 11
Akwa Ibom 295 3 284 8
Anambra 275 27 229 19
Niger 274 13 249 12
Adamawa 248 0 229 19
Sokoto 162 0 145 17
Taraba 117 8 103 6
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Cross River 87 4 74 9
Yobe 79 5 66 8
Zamfara 79 1 73 5
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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NCDC confirms 118 new COVID-19 cases, total now 61,558

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