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UPDATES: List of 25 States with Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Nigeria

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to lockdown the country in order to battle the spread of Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus, twenty-five states so far and Abuja have been confirmed in Nigeria since the first case of Coronavirus disease was reported in Nigeria with at least one case.

Nigeria recorded its first case of Covid-19 after an Italian national tested positive to the virus on February 27.

As of Wednesday morning, April 22, Nigeria has recorded 782 cases, including twenty-seven deaths (one death in Ekiti and one in Borno).

The disease has caused the death of over 776,000 people globally.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday night, April 21, has announced the confirmation of another 117 new cases of COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus in the country.

NCDC made the announcement Tuesday night on its official twitter account.

With the new 117 cases, Nigeria now has 782 confirmed cases and 26 deaths of the Coronavirus disease.

A tweet on the NCDC’s official Twitter handle, said 59 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos State, 29 in the FCT, 14 in Kano, six in Borno, four in Kastina, three in Ogun, one in Rivers and one in Bauchi.

NCDC said “117 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;

59 in Lagos

29 in FCT

14 in Kano

6 in Borno

4 in Katsina

3 in Ogun

1 in Rivers

1 in Bauchi

As at 11:25 pm 21st April there are 782 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

On Wednesday, April 22, Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa, has confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in the state.

The number of discharged patients has increased from 188 to 197, while the total number of fatalities is 27.

Lagos has the highest figure with 430 confirmed COVID-19 cases; FCT has the second highest figure with 118 cases, while Kano has 73 cases.

On Wednesday, 22nd April, number of states with confirmed cases of COVID19: 25 + FCT.

Lagos-430

FCT-118

Kano-73

Osun-20

Ogun-20

Oyo-16    

Katsina-16

Edo-15

Kwara-9

Kaduna-9

Akwa Ibom-9

Borno-9

Bauchi-8

Gombe-5

Delta-4

Ekiti-4

Ondo-3

Rivers-3

Jigawa-2

Enugu-2

Niger-2

Abia-2

Benue-1

Anambra-1

Sokoto-1

Adamawa – 1

CASE SUMMARY IN NIGERIA AS AT APRIL 19TH 2020

Total Samples Tested> 7153
Total Confirmed cases782
Discharged197
Death26
States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Active CasesNo. DischargedNo of Deaths
Lagos4303229315
Abuja FCT11893232
Kano737201
Osun202180
Oyo161150
Edo15762
Ogun201550
Kwara9720
Katsina161401
Bauchi8710
Kaduna9540
Akwa Ibom9531
Delta4301
Ondo3300
Ekiti4121
Enugu2020
Rivers3120
Niger2200
Benue1100
Anambra1100
Borno9801
Jigawa2200
Abia2200
Gombe5500
Sokoto1100
Adamawa1100
Total78656319727

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