Nigeria records 325 new COVID-19 cases, total now 48,770

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 325 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infection cases to 48,770.

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

“On the 15th of August 2020, 325 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 48770 cases have been confirmed, 36290 cases have been discharged and 974 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 325 new cases are reported from 20 states- Lagos (87), FCT (49), Gombe (28), Ebonyi (20), Plateau (19), Kwara (18), Enugu (17), Imo (12), Rivers (12), Kaduna (11), Ogun (10), Edo (9), Oyo (9), Ondo (8), Osun (8), Ekiti (4), Borno (1), Kano (1), Bauchi (1) and Nasarawa (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
Lagos16,4561,78814,467201
FCT4,7143,3211,34746
Oyo2,9521,3891,53033
Edo2,4231852,138100
Rivers2,0051411,80856
Kaduna1,7662081,54612
Plateau1,70886282224
Kano1,6782581,36654
Delta1,6391551,44044
Ogun1,5452021,31924
Ondo1,38157977428
Enugu99716881019
Ebonyi9315285227
Kwara90629059323
Katsina74626545724
Osun73730441914
Borno7039057736
Abia6771265465
Gombe6767457923
Bauchi5823053814
Imo50632816810
Benue4302821399
Nasarawa3749027212
Bayelsa3521032121
Jigawa322330811
Akwa Ibom246312078
Niger2294916812
Ekiti204108933
Adamawa1856910412
Anambra156713118
Sokoto154013816
Kebbi900828
Taraba7819554
Zamfara771715
Cross River7320458
Yobe672578
Kogi5032

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