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NCDC Confirms 225 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Nigeria

14/10/2020 212 Views

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, NCDC on Tuesday announced 225 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria, having carried out a total daily test of 969 samples across the country.

To date, 60,655 cases have been confirmed, 52,006 cases have been discharged and 1,116 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. A total of 558,313 tests have been carried out as of October 13th, 2020 compared to 554,006 tests a day earlier.

According to the NCDC, the 225 new cases were reported from 11 states- Lagos (165), FCT (17), Rivers (13), Ogun (12), Niger (8), Delta (4), Ondo (2), Anambra (1), Edo (1), Ekiti (1), Kaduna (1)

Meanwhile, the latest numbers bring Lagos state total confirmed cases to 20,251, followed by Abuja (5,849), Plateau (3,545), Oyo (3,315), Rivers (2,674), Edo (2,637), Kaduna (2,520), Ogun (1,952), Delta (1,807), Kano (1,740), Ondo (1,652), Enugu (1,309), Kwara (1,050), Ebonyi (1,044), Osun (906), Abia (898), Katsina (896), Gombe (883). Borno (745), and Bauchi (710).

Imo State has recorded 585 cases, Benue (483), Nasarawa (472), Bayelsa (403), Jigawa (325), Ekiti (324), Akwa Ibom (295), Niger (269), Anambra (255), Adamawa (248), Sokoto (162), Taraba (108), Kebbi (93), Cross River (87), Zamfara and Yobe (79), while Kogi state has recorded 5 cases only.


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