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STATES STATISTICS: Nigeria records 981 cases of Coronavirus; 197 discharged, 31 deaths

Nigeria on Thursday night, April 23, has recorded another 108 new cases of Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus in Seven states and Abuja, the country capital, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 981 and 31 deaths.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made the announcement on Thursday night, on its official Twitter account.

The new cases are spread across Lagos, Ogun, Gombe, Borno, Akwa-Ibom, Kwara, and Plateau states as well as Abuja, the country capital.

The centre also said that three persons died from coronavirus-related complications in the country, making the number of fatalities rise to 31.

NCDC said, ” On the 23rd of April 2020, 108 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 981 cases have been confirmed, 197 cases have been discharged and 31 deaths have been recorded in Nigeria.

“The 108 new cases are reported from eight states – Lagos (78), Federal Capital Territory/Abuja (14), Ogun (5), Gombe (four), Borno (three), Akwa Ibom (two), Kwara (one), Plateau (one).”

“As of 11:30 pm on 23rd April, cases by state: Lagos -582, FCT-133, Kano-73, Ogun-29, Katsina -21, Osun -20, Oyo – 17, Edo – 17, Borno – 12, Kwara – 11, Akwa Ibom – 11, Kaduna – nine, Gombe – nine, Bauchi – eight, Delta – six, Ekiti – four, Ondo – three, Rivers – three, Jigawa – two, Enugu – two, Niger – two, Abia – two, Benue – one, Anambra – one, Sokoto – one, Adamawa – one, Plateau – one.”

Newsflash247 reports that of the 31 deaths, 16 were recorded in Lagos, three in Abuja, two each in Borno and Edo, one each in Katsina, Kano, Oyo, Ogun, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Ekiti and Delta states.

Also, of the 197 cases who have been discharged, 106 were in Lagos, 35 in Abuja, five in Ogun, 18 in Osun, five in Oyo, seven in Edo, two in Kwara, three in Akwa Ibom, four in Kaduna, five in Bauchi, two in Ekiti, one in Ondo, two in Enugu, and two in Rivers.

Newsflash247 gathered the reports that Nigeria currently 753 active cases across 24 states and the FCT, Abuja.

CASE SUMMARY IN NIGERIA AS AT APRIL 24TH 2020

Total Samples Tested> 7153
Total Confirmed cases981
Discharged197
Death31
Total Currently active cases753
States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Active CasesNo. DischargedNo of Deaths
Lagos58246010616
Abuja FCT13395353
Kano737201
Osun202180
Oyo161051
Edo17872
Ogun292351
Kwara11920
Katsina212001
Bauchi8350
Kaduna9540
Akwa Ibom11731
Delta6501
Ondo3210
Ekiti4121
Enugu2020
Rivers3021
Niger2200
Benue1100
Anambra1100
Borno121002
Jigawa2200
Abia2200
Gombe9900
Sokoto1100
Adamawa1100
Pleateau1100
Total98175319731

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Victor Akande

Victor Akande, a blogger by profession for the past 7 years. He studied Mathematics at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka Contact: +2348053316946 Twitter: @Newsflash2471

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