States In Nigeria and Number of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

List of states in Nigeria and number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 by state

Below is list of states in Nigeria and the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria by state;

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 15,697 2,386 13,119 192
FCT 4,301 3,019 1,237 45
Oyo 2,843 1,410 1,402 31
Edo 2,367 186 2,085 96
Rivers 1,938 276 1,609 53
Kano 1,609 252 1,303 54
Delta 1,557 110 1,404 43
Kaduna 1,550 186 1,352 12
Ogun 1,430 187 1,219 24
Plateau 1,397 748 629 20
Ondo 1,278 597 654 27
Enugu 880 377 485 18
Ebonyi 838 19 793 26
Kwara 826 462 343 21
Katsina 746 265 457 24
Borno 652 48 569 35
Gombe 626 73 530 23
Abia 625 103 517 5
Osun 605 263 329 13
Bauchi 576 36 526 14
Imo 476 318 148 10
Nasarawa 367 136 223 8
Benue 356 285 64 7
Bayelsa 346 22 303 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Akwa Ibom 234 55 171 8
Niger 226 49 165 12
Adamawa 185 87 86 12
Ekiti 159 81 76 2
Sokoto 154 138 16
Anambra 142 41 83 18
Kebbi 90 82 8
Zamfara 77 1 71 5
Taraba 72 13 55 4
Cross River 68 18 42 8
Yobe 67 2 57 8
Kogi 5 3 2
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 The first case of Coronavirus in the world is allegedly a 55-year-old man from Hubei province in China. That case was reported in November 17, 2019, according to the South Morning China Post.

Not more than one month earlier, doctors reported cases in Wuhan, China, which is in Hubei province, at the end of December 2019.

It was then believed the virus originated from things sold in wet market in the city. Surprisingly, some infected people had no connection to the market. That included one of the cases from December 1, 2019 of individual who had no link to that seafood market.

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The first case of Coronavirus in Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Nigeria on 27th of February 2020 since the outbreak in China.

The case is an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and returned from Milan, Italy to Lagos, Nigeria on the 25th of February 2020.

On 27th February, the Italian man became ill and was rushed to the hospital where he tested positive to COVID-19 by the Virology Laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital

The Federal Government Failures

  • The Federal Government of Nigeria rejected advice that it should stop flights from affected countries.
  • Federal Government failed to isolate returning travelers from affected countries for at least 2 weeks.
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Tip: If you don’t want to contract this dreaded virus, stay at home and maintain absolute hygiene. God bless you.

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  1. Political Covid-19 cases in Nigeria. Hunger virus is killing Nigerians more than Coronavirus.

  2. NCDC God will judge you with the fake number of covid-19 cases u have been releasing to Nigerians.

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