BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – With the cheering news of reporting no death on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 453 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

Accordingly, the Centre said the development has now taken the total number of confirmed cases to 47,743 nationwide.

Dropping the latest statistics on its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov late on Wednesday night, the NCDC assured that it remains committed to keep Nigerians informed and following emerging evidence on #COVID19.

It also said highlights of events in the last 24 hours indicated that; “On the 12th of August 2020, 453 new confirmed cases and no deaths were recorded in Nigeria

“Till date, 47743 cases have been confirmed, 33943 cases have been discharged and 956 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

Furthermore, a breakdown of the 453 new cases reported from 16 states across the country by NCDC showed thus: Lagos – (113), FCT – (72), Plateau – (59), Enugu – (55), Kaduna – (38) and Ondo – (32).

Others also captured on the daily infection chart by NCDC are: Osun – (26), Ebonyi – (20), Ogun – (9), Delta – (8), Borno – (7), Akwa Ibom – (6), Oyo – (5), Bauchi – (1), Kano – (1) and Ekiti – (1)

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453 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
47,743 confirmed
33,943 discharged
956 deaths


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Our latest Weekly Epidemiological Report #NCDCWER for week 30, focuses on the implementation guidelines for the extended lockdown ease in Nigeria.

NCDC remains committed to keep Nigerians informed, following emerging evidence on #COVID19.
Read:https://ncdc.gov.ng/reports/270/2020-july-week-30 …

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COVID-19 NIGERIA

Samples Tested

338,084

Confirmed Cases

47,743

Active Cases

12,844

Discharged Cases

33,943

Death

956

Confirmed Cases By State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 16,187 2,863 13,129 195
FCT 4,597 3,238 1,313 46
Oyo 2,895 1,436 1,428 31
Edo 2,399 178 2,121 100
Rivers 1,972 170 1,747 55
Kaduna 1,666 182 1,472 12
Kano 1,644 277 1,313 54
Plateau 1,643 934 686 23
Delta 1,621 147 1,430 44
Ogun 1,506 216 1,266 24
Ondo 1,356 558 770 28
Enugu 969 350 600 19
Ebonyi 908 30 852 26
Kwara 882 311 549 22
Katsina 746 265 457 24
Borno 697 85 576 36
Osun 678 324 341 13
Abia 663 141 517 5
Gombe 635 50 562 23
Bauchi 579 35 530 14
Imo 485 313 162 10
Benue 430 282 139 9
Nasarawa 371 140 223 8
Bayelsa 346 9 316 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Akwa Ibom 241 26 207 8
Niger 226 49 165 12
Ekiti 194 111 81 2
Adamawa 185 69 104 12
Anambra 156 7 131 18
Sokoto 154 0 138 16
Kebbi 90 0 82 8
Taraba 78 19 55 4
Zamfara 77 1 71 5
Cross River 73 23 42 8
Yobe 67 2 57 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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