BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country now has 52,800 confirmed corona virus (COVID-19) cases, with 252 new cases recorded late on Tuesday night

A tweet from the Centre’s official website indicate that three deaths were also recorded nationwide in the last 24 hours.

Also, the NCDC said 39,964 patients have so far been successfully treated and discharged, with 1,007 patients unfortunately losing their lives to the deadly virus.

In the NCDC’s highlights, it showed that; “On the 25th of August 2020, 252 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 52800 cases have been confirmed, 39964 cases have been discharged and 1007 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory”

Tuesday’s statistics further showed that Plateau State leap frogged Lagos on the daily infection chart by recording the highest number of infections with 50 cases, followed by Enugu State with 35 cases and Rivers State with 27 cases.

Other states on the chart are: Lagos-26, FCT-18, Kaduna-18, Ekiti-10, Kano-10, Taraba-9, Anambra-8, Edo-8, Oyo-8, Delta-7, Ogun-6, Abia-5, Bayelsa-5, Ebonyi-1, and Osun-1

Tweets by ‎@NCDCgov

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Replying to @NCDCgov
Our discharges today include 528 community recoveries over the last four weeks reported from Ondo State in line with new case management guidelines.
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng #TakeResponsibility


@NCDCgov
252 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
52,800 confirmed
39,964 discharged
1,007 deaths


@NCDCgov
The #NCDCTeam continues to support @OfficialFCTA in strengthening #COVID19 testing capacity.
This week, our rapid response team #NCDCRRT assessed @weare54gene lab & the proposed national assembly #COVID19 sample collection centres in the FCT.#TakeResponsibility

NCDC Retweeted – NPHCDA

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“This is indeed a truly historic event. I made a pledge to Nigerians that I would not bequeath a polio-endemic country to my successor. This certification is, therefore, a personal fulfillment of that pledge, not only to Nigerians but to all Africans.” — @MBuhari

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Samples Tested

383,130

Confirmed Cases

52,800

Active Cases

11,829

Discharged Cases

39,964

Death

1,007

Confirmed Cases By State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 18,018 2,602 15,214 202
FCT 5,046 3,548 1,450 48
Oyo 3,058 1,289 1,732 37
Edo 2,553 201 2,252 100
Plateau 2,185 988 1,168 29
Rivers 2,090 132 1,901 57
Kaduna 2,059 215 1,832 12
Kano 1,721 160 1,507 54
Delta 1,715 151 1,518 46
Ogun 1,631 158 1,447 26
Ondo 1,515 179 1,305 31
Enugu 1,087 214 852 21
Ebonyi 965 17 921 27
Kwara 936 171 740 25
Katsina 771 290 457 24
Osun 769 105 648 16
Abia 755 105 643 7
Borno 740 58 646 36
Gombe 714 86 605 23
Bauchi 644 85 545 14
Imo 523 326 187 10
Benue 451 301 141 9
Nasarawa 421 111 298 12
Bayelsa 378 31 326 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Akwa Ibom 271 43 220 8
Niger 239 59 168 12
Ekiti 235 106 125 4
Adamawa 217 43 159 15
Anambra 202 25 159 18
Sokoto 158 4 138 16
Kebbi 92 2 82 8
Taraba 87 9 73 5
Cross River 82 11 63 8
Zamfara 78 1 72 5
Yobe 67 0 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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