• Nigeria’s tally jumps to 33,616 cases

  • Oyo, Edo, 2 others overtake Kano on NCDC’s infection chart

BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night reported 463 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, confirming the Federal Government’s fears of daily spike in the virus infection nationwide.

The Centre posted on its official website that the latest figure has now taken Nigeria’s total to 33,616 cases in the last 24 hours.

This is as the NCDC also reported that 10 patients lost their lives within the day, thereby raising the fatality figure to 754 deaths across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)

It us however not all gloomy as the health agency reported that so far a total of 13,792 cases have been successfully treated and discharged from various Isolation Centres and hospitals in the country.

By the NCDC’s current statistics; “On the 14th of July 2020, 463 new confirmed cases and 10 deaths were recorded in Nigeria

“Till date, 33,616 cases have been confirmed, 13,792 cases have been discharged and 754 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

For the 463 new cases reported from 17 states of the federation, the figures are as follows: Lagos (128), Kwara (92), Enugu (39), Delta (33), Edo (29), Plateau (28), and Kaduna (23).

Others include: Oyo (15), Ogun (14), Osun (14), FCT (12), Ondo (9), Rivers (9), Abia (8), Bayelsa (5), Ekiti (3), and Borno (2).

Meanwhile, aside Lagos as the virus epicentre and the FCT that are placed first and second on NCDC’s official infection chart, Oyo State in the South West and three South South states of Edo, Rivers and Delta have all overtaken Kano in the number of confirmed cases.

Oyo is currently in third position with a total of 1,882 cases followed by Edo – 1,807; Rivers – 1,397; and Delta – 1,392 while Kano state now occupies the seventh position with 1,314 cases.

COVID-19 NIGERIA

SAMPLES TESTED

186,309

CONFIRMED CASES

33,616

ACTIVE CASES

19,070

DISCHARGED CASES

13,792

DEATH

754

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 12,711 10,601 1,935 175
FCT 2,687 1,838 810 39
Oyo 1,882 855 1,008 19
Edo 1,807 708 1,039 60
Rivers 1,397 405 946 46
Delta 1,392 775 583 34
Kano 1,314 227 1,035 52
Ogun 1,105 338 745 22
Kaduna 1,039 367 660 12
Ondo 747 588 138 21
Katsina 669 205 441 23
Ebonyi 616 102 508 6
Borno 593 94 464 35
Plateau 571 295 260 16
Gombe 533 86 425 22
Bauchi 521 3 505 13
Enugu 515 177 322 16
Kwara 422 229 179 14
Abia 413 115 295 3
Imo 399 318 73 8
Jigawa 321 2 308 11
Bayelsa 318 147 153 18
Osun 276 184 84 8
Nasarawa 252 131 113 8
Sokoto 153 1 136 16
Akwa Ibom 145 59 83 3
Niger 145 30 108 7
Benue 126 85 35 6
Adamawa 110 20 83 7
Anambra 101 27 65 9
Kebbi 87 6 74 7
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Ekiti 66 24 40 2
Yobe 62 3 51 8
Taraba 30 19 11 0
Cross River 10 6 3 1
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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