Nigeria records 70 new COVID-19 infections, total now 164,303

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 70 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 164,303.

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

“On the 19th of April 2021, 70 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 164303 cases have been confirmed, 154384 cases have been discharged and 2061 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 70 new cases are reported from 5 states- Lagos (27), Kaduna (16), Ondo (16), Yobe (6), and Bauchi (5),” 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
Lagos58,14671756,990439
FCT19,74749419,088165
Plateau9,04678,98257
Kaduna9,030498,91665
Rivers7,060566,903101
Oyo6,8402116,506123
Edo4,89754,707185
Ogun4,639194,57149
Kano3,944203,814110
Ondo3,2421,0992,08063
Kwara3,1202512,81455
Delta2,6178021,74471
Osun2,574342,48852
Nasarawa2,3801,99437313
Enugu2,2812392,01329
Katsina2,097142,04934
Gombe2,03441,98644
Ebonyi2,030331,96532
Anambra1,909641,82619
Akwa Ibom1,843901,73914
Abia1,683101,65122
Imo1,655261,59237
Bauchi1,545131,51517
Borno1,337991,20038
Benue1,18857559122
Adamawa1,06375727432
Niger930091317
Taraba9102486422
Bayelsa8852583426
Ekiti8691184711
Sokoto775174628
Jigawa5272648516
Kebbi4504239216
Cross River394437218
Yobe371323309
Zamfara240112218
Kogi5032

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