Nigeria records 162 new COVID-19 cases, toll now 62,853

October 31, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Saturday, announced that the country has recorded 162 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 62,853.

The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle.

“On the 31st of October 2020, 162 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 62853 cases have been confirmed, 58675 cases have been discharged and 1144 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 162 new cases are reported from 14 states- Gombe (54), FCT (35), Lagos (26), Ogun (12), Plateau (10), Rivers (10), Kaduna (4), Ekiti (3), Edo (2), Osun (2), Bayelsa (1), Imo (1), Ondo (1), Oyo (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 21,238 690 20,333 215
FCT 6,088 662 5,345 81
Plateau 3,640 119 3,488 33
Oyo 3,448 789 2,616 43
Rivers 2,820 90 2,671 59
Edo 2,666 26 2,531 109
Kaduna 2,652 50 2,559 43
Ogun 2,043 91 1,922 30
Delta 1,814 28 1,737 49
Kano 1,747 9 1,684 54
Ondo 1,667 45 1,585 37
Enugu 1,314 24 1,269 21
Kwara 1,069 24 1,019 26
Ebonyi 1,049 8 1,011 30
Katsina 952 0 928 24
Gombe 937 75 837 25
Osun 928 6 902 20
Abia 898 18 872 8
Borno 745 4 705 36
Bauchi 713 3 696 14
Imo 617 22 583 12
Benue 493 22 460 11
Nasarawa 482 144 325 13
Bayelsa 413 11 381 21
Ekiti 335 9 320 6
Jigawa 325 6 308 11
Akwa Ibom 295 0 287 8
Anambra 277 10 248 19
Niger 274 3 259 12
Adamawa 257 0 238 19
Sokoto 165 1 147 17
Taraba 146 33 107 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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