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 19,542 4,088 15,249 205
FCT 5,720 665 4,977 78
Plateau 3,451 776 2,642 33
Oyo 3,267 890 2,337 40
Edo 2,628 26 2,495 107
Rivers 2,453 121 2,273 59
Kaduna 2,426 53 2,334 39
Ogun 1,858 98 1,732 28
Delta 1,802 16 1,737 49
Kano 1,738 16 1,668 54
Ondo 1,631 50 1,545 36
Enugu 1,289 102 1,166 21
Ebonyi 1,042 4 1,008 30
Kwara 1,036 56 955 25
Abia 895 15 872 8
Gombe 883 111 747 25
Katsina 864 5 835 24
Osun 842 35 790 17
Borno 745 4 705 36
Bauchi 699 17 668 14
Imo 572 25 535 12
Benue 481 58 413 10
Nasarawa 452 114 325 13
Bayelsa 399 5 373 21
Jigawa 325 6 308 11
Ekiti 321 12 303 6
Akwa Ibom 293 7 278 8
Niger 259 15 232 12
Adamawa 248 23 208 17
Anambra 237 5 213 19
Sokoto 162 1 144 17
Taraba 102 7 89 6
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Cross River 87 4 74 9
Zamfara 78 73 5
Yobe 76 6 62 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.

Updated: October 2, 2020 — 7:34 am

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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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