Coronavirus: Breakdown of cases per states as figure hits 3,912

Coronavirus: Breakdown of cases per states as figure hits 3,912

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday evening, May 9, announced 386 new cases of coronavirus, officially bringing the total number of confirmed cases to staggering 3,912.

In a tweet by the diseases control agency, 176 of the new cases were confirmed in Lagos while Kano state came second with 65 cases.

Katsina was third on the log with 31 cases, while FCT, Borno, Bauchi and Nasarawa states followed with 20, 17, 15 and 14 cases respectively

13 cases were recorded in Ogun state, while 10 cases were confirmed in Plateaus. Sokoto and Ogun shared four cases each.

According to NCDC, 679 people have been discharged after recovery while 117 deaths have been recorded since the outbreak of the disease in February, with the virus now confirmed in 35 states including the Federal Capital Territory.

Meanwhile, Lagos still continues to lead the pack as the epicentre of the disease in Nigeria but here is the breakdown of the 3,912 cases per states based on the official record of NCDC.

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States with Covid-19 and number

1. Lagos: 1166

2 Kano: 547

3 FCT: 336

4 Borno: 142

5 Gombe: 110

6 Katsina: 137

7 Bauchi: 117

8 Ogun: 133

9 Kaduna: 95

10 Sokoto: 93

11 Jigawa: 83

12 Edo: 67

13 Zamfara: 65

14 Oyo: 59

15 Osun: 38

16 Kwara: 24

17 Kebbi: 18

18 Akwa Ibom: 17

19 Delta: 17

20 Rivers: 21

21 Adamawa: 15

22 Taraba: 15

23 Ondo: 15

24 Yobe: 13

25 Ekiti: 12

26 Nasarawa: 25

27 Enugu: 10

28 Niger: 6

29 Bayelsa: 5

30 Ebonyi: 7

31 Plateau: 15

32 Abia: 2

33 Benue: 2

34 Imo: 3

35 Anambra: 1

States with no Covid-19

1. Kogi

2. Cross River

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that two medical doctors and a nurse were held hostage for some hours in Kano by Covid-19 patients, creating a mild drama amid rising figures of coronavirus cases in the state.

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Aminu Mohammed, former chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), made this known during a radio programme on Friday, May 8.

Mohammed said the incident happened while the doctors and nurse were conducting a routine checking around the ward where the patients are being managed.

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