Nigeria records 143 new cases of COVID-19, total now 65,982

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 143 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 65,982.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday.

“On the 20th of November 2020, 143 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 65982 cases have been confirmed, 61782 cases have been discharged and 1165 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 143 new cases are reported from 10 states- Lagos (70), Kaduna (25), FCT (22), Ogun (11), Plateau (4), Oyo (4), Ekiti (3), Osun (2), Edo (1), Kano (1),” the NCDC 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
Lagos22,8361,26521,351220
FCT6,4444215,94182
Plateau3,737483,65633
Oyo3,7023203,33745
Rivers2,942992,78459
Kaduna2,8391052,68747
Edo2,691212,559111
Ogun2,1451042,01031
Delta1,823371,73749
Kano1,771271,69054
Ondo1,7271021,58540
Enugu1,332211,29021
Kwara1,088331,02827
Ebonyi1,05561,01930
Katsina9701393324
Osun9441291220
Gombe9385685725
Abia92699089
Bauchi7521872014
Borno745470536
Imo6623761312
Benue4932246011
Nasarawa48514732513
Bayelsa4262338221
Ekiti351123336
Jigawa327830811
Akwa Ibom319212899
Niger2861026412
Anambra285126519
Adamawa261423819
Sokoto165014817
Taraba156111396
Kebbi931848
Yobe9213718
Cross River903789
Zamfara791735
Kogi5032

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