BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection figures in the country only increased by 100 on Sunday, taking the overall tally to 55,005 in the last 24 hours

Confirming the latest figures on its official twitter handle late Sunday night, the NCDC said; “On the 6th of September 2020, 100 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 55,005 cases have been confirmed, 43,013 cases have been discharged and 1,057 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

Giving further breakdown of the 100 new cases reported from 10 states of the federation on the day, the Center presented the figures thus: Lagos (39), FCT (22), Kaduna (19), and Oyo (7).

According to the NCDC, also on the dsily infection chart are: Ebonyi (6), Edo (3), Katsina (1), Ekiti (1), Bauchi (1), and Nasarawa (1).

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Samples Tested

420,543

Confirmed Cases

55,005

Active Cases

10,935

Discharged Cases

43,013

Death

1,057

Confirmed Cases By State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 18,347 2,912 15,233 202
FCT 5,301 3,622 1,612 67
Oyo 3,194 1,198 1,959 37
Plateau 2,720 1,000 1,690 30
Edo 2,597 131 2,366 100
Kaduna 2,208 81 2,095 32
Rivers 2,175 76 2,042 57
Delta 1,768 117 1,603 48
Kano 1,727 69 1,604 54
Ogun 1,678 43 1,609 26
Ondo 1,561 131 1,398 32
Enugu 1,184 75 1,088 21
Ebonyi 1,020 17 974 29
Kwara 982 163 794 25
Katsina 813 332 457 24
Abia 807 87 712 8
Osun 795 26 752 17
Gombe 744 78 643 23
Borno 741 2 703 36
Bauchi 670 12 644 14
Imo 534 313 210 11
Benue 460 160 291 9
Nasarawa 438 128 298 12
Bayelsa 391 10 360 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Ekiti 283 30 248 5
Akwa Ibom 280 34 238 8
Niger 244 16 216 12
Adamawa 228 33 180 15
Anambra 221 21 181 19
Sokoto 159 1 142 16
Kebbi 93 3 82 8
Taraba 87 9 73 5
Cross River 83 2 73 8
Zamfara 78 0 73 5
Yobe 67 0 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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