Nigeria records 250 new COVID-19 cases, total now 53,727

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 250 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 53,727.

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

“On the 29th of August 2020, 250 new confirmed cases and 0 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 53727 cases have been confirmed, 41314 cases have been discharged and 1011 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 250 new cases are reported from 20 states- Plateau (69), FCT (41), Lagos (21), Delta (14), Kaduna (14), Bayelsa (13), Enugu (13), Ekiti (11), Bauchi (9), Ogun (8), Edo (7), Oyo (7), Rivers (6), Adamawa (4), Osun (4), Nasarawa (3), Ebonyi (2), Kwara (2), Gombe (1), Imo (1),” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos18,1732,74315,228202
FCT5,1493,5751,52450
Oyo3,1071,1181,95237
Edo2,5771772,300100
Plateau2,3741,0171,32829
Rivers2,1341171,96057
Kaduna2,1141521,95012
Delta1,7441571,54047
Kano1,7251341,53754
Ogun1,6461321,48826
Ondo1,5341431,36031
Enugu1,15522790721
Ebonyi9731593127
Kwara95816077325
Katsina78930845724
Osun7793472916
Abia763876697
Borno7403766736
Gombe7236463623
Bauchi66610255014
Imo52732319311
Benue4512262169
Nasarawa43412429812
Bayelsa3912534521
Jigawa322330811
Akwa Ibom278412298
Ekiti262731854
Niger2411521412
Adamawa2212618015
Anambra2073015918
Sokoto158413816
Kebbi933828
Taraba879735
Cross River821738
Zamfara780735
Yobe670598
Kogi5032

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