Nigeria confirms 72 new COVID-19 cases, total now 63,036

November 2, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that the country has recorded 72 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 63,036.

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

“On the 2nd of November 2020, 72 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 63036 cases have been confirmed, 59328 cases have been discharged and 1147 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 72 new cases are reported from 9 states- Lagos (51), FCT (6), Ogun (4), Kaduna (3), Niger (2), Ondo (2), Plateau (2), Katsina (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 21,338 646 20,474 218
FCT 6,124 695 5,348 81
Plateau 3,652 95 3,524 33
Oyo 3,452 333 3,076 43
Rivers 2,831 94 2,678 59
Edo 2,666 26 2,531 109
Kaduna 2,658 50 2,565 43
Ogun 2,051 99 1,922 30
Delta 1,814 28 1,737 49
Kano 1,747 9 1,684 54
Ondo 1,669 47 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 953 1 928 24
Gombe 937 75 837 25
Osun 929 7 902 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 276 5 259 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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