Nigeria records 239 new COVID-19 cases, total now 54,247

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 239 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, as confirmed cases are now 54,247.

The NCDC made this known via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Tuesday.

“On the 1st of September 2020, 239 new confirmed cases and 10 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 54247 cases have been confirmed, 42010 cases have been discharged and 1023 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 239 new cases are reported from 15 states- Plateau (116), FCT (33), Lagos (19), Ekiti (12), Kaduna (11), Ogun (11), Ebonyi (8), Benue (7), Abia (5), Delta (5), Ondo (4), Edo (3), Imo (2), Osun (2), Bauchi (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
Lagos18,1572,72415,231202
FCT5,2023,5901,55359
Oyo3,1181,1271,95437
Plateau2,6491,1161,50429
Edo2,5871512,336100
Kaduna2,1521222,01812
Rivers2,141991,98557
Delta1,7491611,54048
Kano1,727921,58154
Ogun1,6591101,52326
Ondo1,5431321,38031
Enugu1,16223490721
Ebonyi1,0014393127
Kwara96615778425
Katsina79631545724
Osun7843073717
Abia776716978
Borno7413467136
Gombe7236463623
Bauchi6682163314
Imo52931320511
Benue4601602919
Nasarawa43412429812
Bayelsa3912234821
Jigawa322330811
Akwa Ibom278382328
Ekiti274672034
Niger2431521612
Adamawa2283318015
Anambra2163016818
Sokoto159314016
Kebbi933828
Taraba879735
Cross River821738
Zamfara780735
Yobe670598
Kogi5032

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