Nigeria Records 601 New Coronavirus Cases with One Death

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in its daily update posted on its website, said there were 601 new cases taking the total number of recorded cases to 51,905, NCDC said these had led to 997 deaths in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

Making the disclosure via its Twitter handle, the NCDC said: “As at 11:10 pm 22nd of August 2020, 601 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria.

To date, 51,905 cases have been confirmed, 38,767 cases have been discharged and 997 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. A total of 374,077 tests have been carried out as of August 22nd, 2020 compared to 369,904 tests a day earlier.

COVID-19 Case Updates- 22nd August 2020,
Total Number of Cases – 51,905
Total Number Discharged – 38,767
Total Deaths – 997
Total Tests Carried out – 374,077
According to the NCDC, The 601 new cases were reported from 21 states- Lagos (404), FCT (37), Oyo (19), Ondo (14), Abia (13), Enugu (13), Kaduna (13), Edo (12), Kano (12), Kwara (11), Ebonyi (10), Nasarawa (7), Ogun(6), Osun(5), Delta (5), Niger (5), Plateau(4), Bayelsa (4), Katsina (3), Ekiti(2), Imo(2).

Meanwhile, the latest numbers bring Lagos state total confirmed cases to 17,764, followed by Abuja (4,969), Oyo (3,036), Edo (2,520), Plateau (2,113), Rivers (2,048), Kaduna (1,999), Kano (1,704), Delta (1,701), Ogun (1,600), Ondo (1,501), Enugu (1,043), Ebonyi (957), Kwara (931), Katsina (771), Osun (762), Borno and Abia (739), Gombe (709), and Bauchi (607).

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