Nigeria records 246 new cases of COVID-19, total now 66,228

November 21, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 246 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 66,228.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Saturday.

“On the 21st of November 2020, 246 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 66,228 cases have been confirmed, 61,884 cases have been discharged and 1,166 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 246 new cases are reported from 11 states- Lagos (66), Plateau (63), FCT (48), Kaduna (21), Bayelsa (19), Rivers (12), Niger (9), Ogun (4), Ekiti (2), Bauchi (1), Osun (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 22,902 1,246 21,436 220
FCT 6,492 469 5,941 82
Plateau 3,800 111 3,656 33
Oyo 3,702 320 3,337 45
Rivers 2,954 110 2,785 59
Kaduna 2,860 117 2,696 47
Edo 2,691 21 2,559 111
Ogun 2,149 108 2,010 31
Delta 1,823 37 1,737 49
Kano 1,771 27 1,690 54
Ondo 1,727 102 1,585 40
Enugu 1,332 21 1,290 21
Kwara 1,088 33 1,028 27
Ebonyi 1,055 6 1,019 30
Katsina 970 13 933 24
Osun 945 12 912 21
Gombe 938 56 857 25
Abia 926 9 908 9
Bauchi 753 19 720 14
Borno 745 4 705 36
Imo 662 37 613 12
Benue 493 22 460 11
Nasarawa 485 147 325 13
Bayelsa 445 42 382 21
Ekiti 353 14 333 6
Jigawa 327 8 308 11
Akwa Ibom 319 21 289 9
Niger 295 12 271 12
Anambra 285 1 265 19
Adamawa 261 4 238 19
Sokoto 165 0 148 17
Taraba 156 11 139 6
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Yobe 92 13 71 8
Cross River 90 3 78 9
Zamfara 79 1 73 5
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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