Coronavirus: Breakdown of cases per state as Nigeria's tally hits 1532

Coronavirus: Breakdown of cases per state as Nigeria's tally hits 1532

Nigeria hit a hair-raising 1,532 figure-benchmark of coronavirus cases as Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night, April 28, announced 195 new cases, the highest daily figure recorded so far by the agency.

In a series of tweets on its verified Twitter handle as at 11:50 pm, NCDC made the announcement as Nigeria's coronavirus cases soared beyond a thousand radar in less than three months after the index case.

80 of the cases were recorded in Lagos with Kano coming second on the log with a whopping 38 cases - the highest reported so far since the outbreak of the virus in the state.

255 have been discharged after fully recovering from the virus while 44 casualties have been reported with Lagos still taking its place as the epicentre of the disease in Nigeria.

Globally, there are 3,138,785 Covid-19 cases shared across territories and countries according to Worldometere data.

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But here is the breakdown of Covid-19 cases per states, based on the data of NCDC as the virus spreads across the country's 36 states.

1. Lagos: 884

2. FCT: 158

3. Kano: 115

4. Ogun: 50

5. Gombe: 46

6. Osun: 34

7. Katsina: 30

8. Borno: 53

9. Edo: 30

10. Oyo: 21

11. Kaduna: 15

12. Bauchi: 29

13. Akwa Ibom: 12

14.Kwara: 11

15. Sokoto: 19

16. Ekiti: 8

17. Ondo: 8

18. Delta: 7

19 Rivers: 7

20. Taraba: 8

21. Enugu: 3

22. Niger: 2

23. Jigawa: 7

24. Abia: 2

25. Zamfara: 4

26. Benue: 1

27. Anambra: 1

28. Adamawa: 1

29. Plateau: 1

30. Imo: 1

31. Bayelsa: 1

32. Kebbi: 1

33. Ebonyi: 1

34. Nasarawa: 1

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that following the completion of their mandatory 14-day quarantine, a 15-man Chinese medical team brought to Nigeria to fight Covid-19 has tested negative to the pandemic.

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Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, who made this known on Tuesday, April 27, said the Chinese medical expert can now proceed on the assignment that brought them to the country, The Nation reports.

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Source: Legit Nigeria

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