Nigeria Records 453 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19, 6 Deaths, Total 46,140

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in its daily update posted on its website, said there were 453 new cases taking the total number of recorded cases to 46,140, NCDC said these had led to 942 deaths in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

Making the disclosure via its Twitter handle, the NCDC said: “As at 11:45 pm 8th of August 2020, 453 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

COVID-19 Case Updates- 8th August 2020,
Total Number of Cases – 46,140
Total Number Discharged – 33,044
Total Deaths – 942
Total Tests Carried out – 314,632

According to the NCDC, the 453 new cases were reported from 20 states- FCT (75), Lagos (71), Benue (53), Delta (39), Borno (30), Enugu (25), Plateau (24), Osun (20), Abia (19), Oyo (17), Kaduna (16), Kano (13), Ebonyi (13), Ogun (9), Kwara (7), Ondo (6), Gombe (3), Ekiti (2), Akwa Ibom (1) and Rivers (1).

Meanwhile, the latest numbers bring Lagos state total confirmed cases to 15,768, followed by Abuja (4,376), Oyo (2,860), Edo (2,376), Rivers (1,939), Kano (1,622), Delta (1,596), Kaduna (1,566), Ogun (1,439), Plateau (1,421), Ondo (1,284), Enugu (905), Ebonyi (851), Kwara (833), Katsina (746), Borno (682), Abia (644), Gombe (629), Osun (625), and Bauchi (576).

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