BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night confirmed 216 new infections of coronavirus (COVID-19), as confirmed cases are now 54,463.

The Centre also stated on its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov that four deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours with the fatality figure now at 1,027 deaths nationwide.

Reporting highlights of events in the last 24 hours, NCDC said; “On the 2nd of September 2020, 216 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 54,463 cases have been confirmed, 42,439 cases have been discharged and 1,027 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

For the 216 new cases reported from 16 states of the Federation, the breakdown indicated thus: Plateau – (59), Rivers – (27), Abia – (22), Lagos – (20), Oyo – (18), Enugu – (17), and Kaduna – (11).

Others are: FCT – (11), Ogun – (10), Ebonyi – (4), Osun – (4), Ekiti – (4), Delta – (3), Edo – (3), Akwa Ibom – (2) and Bauchi – (1)

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Samples Tested

411,077

Confirmed Cases

54,463

Active Cases

10,997

Discharged Cases

42,439

Death

1,027

Confirmed Cases By State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 18,177 2,744 15,231 202
FCT 5,213 3,590 1,563 60
Oyo 3,136 1,145 1,954 37
Plateau 2,708 1,119 1,559 30
Edo 2,590 144 2,346 100
Rivers 2,168 108 2,003 57
Kaduna 2,163 108 2,043 12
Delta 1,752 109 1,595 48
Kano 1,727 92 1,581 54
Ogun 1,669 108 1,535 26
Ondo 1,543 131 1,380 32
Enugu 1,179 70 1,088 21
Ebonyi 1,005 37 941 27
Kwara 966 157 784 25
Abia 798 78 712 8
Katsina 796 315 457 24
Osun 788 30 741 17
Borno 741 34 671 36
Gombe 723 64 636 23
Bauchi 669 22 633 14
Imo 529 313 205 11
Benue 460 160 291 9
Nasarawa 434 124 298 12
Bayelsa 391 12 358 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Akwa Ibom 280 34 238 8
Ekiti 278 54 219 5
Niger 243 15 216 12
Adamawa 228 33 180 15
Anambra 216 30 168 18
Sokoto 159 1 142 16
Kebbi 93 3 82 8
Taraba 87 9 73 5
Cross River 82 1 73 8
Zamfara 78 0 73 5
Yobe 67 0 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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