Nigeria records 221 new cases of COVID-19, total hits 53021 cases

Nigeria records 221 new cases of COVID-19, total hits 53021 cases

Nigeria records 404 new COVID-19 cases, total now 42,208

As Nigeria continues its fight against Coronavirus, 221 new cases of the deadly virus have been recorded on wednesday, 26th August with a total of 53, 021 confirmed cases.

This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official Twitter page.

The centre which carried out a total daily test of 5,216 samples across the country further revealed that three deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

NCDC also revealed that 40,281 cases have been discharged and 1,010 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

According to the NCDC, a total of 388,346 tests have been carried out as of August 26th, 2020 compared to 383,130 tests a day earlier.

The 221 new cases were reported from 20 states- Plateau (60), FCT (33), Kaduna (26), Rivers (18), Lagos (17), Enugu (9), Kwara (9), Ondo (9), Nasarawa (6), Gombe (5), Anambra (5), Delta (4), Abia (4), Imo (3), Edo (2), Ogun (2), Oyo (2), Osun (2), Bauchi (1), Kano (1).

However, the latest total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 per state are mentioned below: Lagos (18,035), Abuja (5,076), Oyo (3,060), Edo (2,555), Plateau (2,245), Rivers (2,108), Kaduna (2,085), Kano (1,722), Delta (1,719), Ogun (1,633), Ondo (1,524), Enugu (1,096), Ebonyi (965), Kwara (945), Katsina and Osun (771),  Abia (759), Borno (740), Gombe (719),  and Bauchi (645).

Imo State has recorded 526 cases, Benue (451), Nasarawa (427), Bayelsa (378),  Jigawa (322), Akwa Ibom (271), Niger (239), Ekiti (238), Adamawa (217), Anambra (207), Sokoto (158),  Kebbi (92), Taraba (87), Cross River (82), Zamfara (78), Yobe (67), while Kogi state has recorded 5 cases only.

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