BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late on Friday night confirmed 188 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

According to the NCDC, with the 188 new cases, the total figure of confirmed cases now stands at 56,017 nationwide

On its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Friday, the Centre explained that “On the 11th of September 2020, 188 new confirmed cases and one (1) death were recorded in Nigeria

“Till date, 56,017 cases have been confirmed, 43998 cases have been discharged and 1076 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

Giving a breakdown of the 188 new cases that came in from 19 states of the federation, the NCDC reported thus: Lagos (47), Enugu (25), Plateau (21), FCT (14), Abia (11), Delta (10), and Bauchi (8).

Other states captured on the daily infection chart in the last 24 hours are: Ondo (8), Kaduna (8), Ogun (6), Imo (5), Benue (4), Katsina (4), Taraba (4), Edo (3), Kwara (3), Oyo (3), Rivers (2), and Yobe (2)

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Samples Tested

436,231

Confirmed Cases

56,017

Active Cases

10,943

Discharged Cases

43,998

Death

1,076

Confirmed Cases By State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 18,551 3,102 15,245 204
FCT 5,405 3,689 1,644 72
Oyo 3,213 1,109 2,065 39
Plateau 3,058 1,076 1,951 31
Edo 2,609 89 2,420 100
Kaduna 2,239 56 2,151 32
Rivers 2,199 36 2,104 59
Delta 1,790 126 1,616 48
Ogun 1,732 48 1,657 27
Kano 1,728 48 1,626 54
Ondo 1,583 59 1,490 34
Enugu 1,223 114 1,088 21
Ebonyi 1,034 7 997 30
Kwara 992 173 794 25
Katsina 830 349 457 24
Abia 827 48 771 8
Osun 804 29 758 17
Gombe 746 80 643 23
Borno 741 2 703 36
Bauchi 679 19 646 14
Imo 546 322 212 12
Benue 464 54 401 9
Nasarawa 446 136 298 12
Bayelsa 392 4 367 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Ekiti 299 40 254 5
Akwa Ibom 283 28 247 8
Niger 244 16 216 12
Adamawa 230 35 180 15
Anambra 226 25 182 19
Sokoto 159 0 142 17
Taraba 95 16 73 6
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Cross River 83 2 73 8
Zamfara 78 0 73 5
Yobe 69 2 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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