Nigeria confirms 48 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 61,930

October 24, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 48 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 61,930.

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

“On the 24th of October 2020, 48 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 61930 cases have been confirmed, 57285 cases have been discharged and 1129 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 48 new cases are reported from 6 states- Lagos (18), FCT (13), Kaduna (6), Rivers (5), Ogun (5), 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 20,807 913 19,687 207
FCT 5,961 546 5,336 79
Plateau 3,594 301 3,260 33
Oyo 3,423 820 2,561 42
Rivers 2,770 81 2,630 59
Edo 2,648 18 2,522 108
Kaduna 2,611 73 2,496 42
Ogun 1,995 151 1,815 29
Delta 1,812 26 1,737 49
Kano 1,741 5 1,682 54
Ondo 1,662 41 1,585 36
Enugu 1,314 24 1,269 21
Kwara 1,067 22 1,019 26
Ebonyi 1,049 8 1,011 30
Katsina 948 45 879 24
Osun 922 31 871 20
Abia 898 18 872 8
Gombe 883 111 747 25
Borno 745 4 705 36
Bauchi 710 0 696 14
Imo 614 22 580 12
Benue 486 40 435 11
Nasarawa 478 140 325 13
Bayelsa 403 1 381 21
Ekiti 329 7 316 6
Jigawa 325 6 308 11
Akwa Ibom 295 3 284 8
Anambra 277 10 248 19
Niger 274 13 249 12
Adamawa 257 9 229 19
Sokoto 164 2 145 17
Taraba 122 13 103 6
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Cross River 87 4 74 9
Yobe 82 6 68 8
Zamfara 79 1 73 5
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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