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Just In: NCDC Reports New 653 Cases Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

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Just In: NCDC Reports New 653 Cases Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported fresh 653 cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

Naija News reports that the NCDC confirmed the new 653 cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria in a series of tweets on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Saturday evening, July 18.

According to the NCDC, of the six hundred and fifty-three new coronavirus cases recorded on Saturday evening, 115 were recorded in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, Kwara-85 Enugu-80 FCT-78 Rivers-36 Ondo-35 Oyo-30 Katsina-28 Kaduna-19 Abia-19 Nasarawa-18 Plateau-17 Imo-16 Ogun-9 Ebonyi-9 Benue-9 Kano-9 Delta-8 Bauchi-7 Ekiti-6 Gombe-4 Bayelsa-4 Adamawa-4 Osun-4 Cross River-1 Yobe-1 Borno-1 Zamfara-1, northern Nigeria.

The NCDC tweeted: 653 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria Lagos-115 Kwara-85 Enugu-80 FCT-78 Rivers-36 Ondo-35 Oyo-30 Katsina-28 Kaduna-19 Abia-19 Nasarawa-18 Plateau-17 Imo-16 Ogun-9 Ebonyi-9 Benue-9 Kano-9 Delta-8 Bauchi-7 Ekiti-6 Gombe-4 Bayelsa-4 Adamawa-4 Osun-4 Cross River-1 Yobe-1 Borno-1 Zamfara-1,” the tweet added.

The development means the number of cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to thirty-six thousand, one hundred and seven (36,107) with fourteen thousand, nine hundred and thirty-eight (14,938) people discharged and seven hundred and seventy-eight (778) deaths recorded.

Meanwhile, here is a breakdown of cases by state.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 13,226 11,092 1,958 176
FCT 2,879 1,983 857 39
Oyo 2,076 1,046 1,011 19
Edo 1,885 615 1,208 62
Rivers 1,480 452 981 47
Delta 1,415 793 585 37
Kano 1,386 262 1,071 53
Ogun 1,159 360 777 22
Kaduna 1,099 258 829 12
Ondo 877 717 139 21
Katsina 669 205 441 23
Ebonyi 646 104 532 10
Plateau 603 323 264 16
Borno 597 59 503 35
Enugu 595 219 360 16
Gombe 540 43 475 22
Bauchi 522 4 505 13
Abia 460 92 365 3
Kwara 450 249 187 14
Imo 436 344 83 9
Osun 328 235 84 9
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Bayelsa 318 123 175 20
Nasarawa 254 133 113 8
Benue 185 137 42 6
Akwa Ibom 162 38 121 3
Sokoto 153 0 137 16
Niger 151 32 112 7
Anambra 118 41 67 10
Adamawa 111 20 83 8
Kebbi 88 7 74 7
Ekiti 78 29 47 2
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Yobe 63 4 51 8
Taraba 30 19 11 0
Cross River 12 8 3 1
Kogi 5 0 3 2