Nigeria confirms 119 new COVID-19 cases, total now 62,111

October 26, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday, announced that the country has recorded 119 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 62,111.

The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle on Monday night.

“On the 26th of October 2020, 119 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 62111 cases have been confirmed, 57571 cases have been discharged and 1132 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 119 new cases are reported from 6 states- Lagos (77), FCT (26), Plateau (9), Edo (4), Oyo (2), Nasarawa (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 20,884 813 19,864 207
FCT 5,993 577 5,336 80
Plateau 3,603 290 3,280 33
Oyo 3,425 822 2,561 42
Rivers 2,773 74 2,640 59
Edo 2,652 22 2,522 108
Kaduna 2,617 76 2,499 42
Ogun 2,010 118 1,862 30
Delta 1,812 26 1,737 49
Kano 1,742 6 1,682 54
Ondo 1,666 44 1,585 37
Enugu 1,314 24 1,269 21
Kwara 1,067 22 1,019 26
Ebonyi 1,049 8 1,011 30
Katsina 952 49 879 24
Osun 923 13 890 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 479 141 325 13
Bayelsa 403 1 381 21
Ekiti 332 10 316 6
Jigawa 325 6 308 11
Akwa Ibom 295 3 284 8
Anambra 277 10 248 19
Niger 274 3 259 12
Adamawa 257 9 229 19
Sokoto 165 3 145 17
Taraba 140 31 103 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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Nigeria confirms 119 cases

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