COVID-19: NCDC confirms 276 new cases, total now 8,344

The confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have increased to 8,344 in Nigeria, Tribune Online reports. This is after 276 new infections were recorded in the country on Tuesday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its verified Twitter handle.

“Till date, 8344 cases have been confirmed, 2385 cases have been discharged and 249 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 276 new cases are reported from 15 states; 276 new cases of #COVID19; Lagos-161, Rivers-36, Edo-27, Kaduna-19, Nasarawa-10, Oyo-6, Kano-4, Delta-3, Ebonyi-3, Gombe-2, Ogun-1, Ondo-1, Borno-1, Abia-1, Bauchi-1.”

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours,” it said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos3,7563,05165847
Kano92375113438
FCT51934915614
Katsina3352705114
Borno2568614525
Oyo250168766
Ogun2411231099
Jigawa241159784
Bauchi233232037
Edo218151589
Kaduna208741286
Rivers1571143211
Gombe150291183
Sokoto116-410614
Plateau9566272
Kwara7944341
Zamfara768635
Nasarawa5636182
Delta4928147
Yobe473287
Osun445354
Ebonyi363060
Imo332670
Kebbi3211174
Niger281891
Adamawa277182
Ondo243192
Akwa Ibom249132
Ekiti204142
Enugu181080
Taraba188100
Bayelsa12660
Anambra10631
Abia8530
Benue5410

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