Covid-19: Nigeria records 160 new cases

The spread of novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria continues to record increases as the latest statistics provided by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reveal Nigeria now has 59,287 confirmed cases.

On the 3rd of October 2020, 160 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria, having carried out a total daily test of 11,968 samples across the country.

To date, 59,287 cases have been confirmed, 50,718 cases have been discharged and 1,113 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. A total of 532,765  tests have been carried out as of October 3rd, 2020 compared to 520,797 tests a day earlier.

COVID-19 Case Updates- 3rd October 2020,

  • Total Number of Cases – 59,287
  • Total Number Discharged – 50,718
  • Total Deaths – 1,113
  • Total Tests Carried out – 532,765

According to the NCDC, the 160 new cases are reported from 13 states- Rivers (42), Lagos (32), Plateau (21), FCT (18), Kaduna (14), Ogun (11), Katsina (10), Kwara (3), Ondo (3), Imo (3), Anambra (1), Abia (1), Oyo (1).

Meanwhile, the latest numbers bring Lagos state total confirmed cases to 19,636, followed by Abuja (5,745), Plateau (3,479), Oyo (3,268), Edo (2,628), Rivers (2,517), Kaduna (2,440), Ogun (1,878), Delta (1,802), Kano (1,738), Ondo (1,634), Enugu (1,289),  Kwara (1,044), Ebonyi (1,042), Abia (898), Gombe (883). Katsina (874), Osun (847),  Borno (745), and Bauchi (699).

Imo State has recorded 576 cases, Benue (481), Nasarawa (452), Bayelsa (401),  Jigawa (325), Ekiti (321), Akwa Ibom (293), Niger (259), Adamawa (248), Anambra (238), Sokoto (162), Taraba (105), Kebbi (93), Cross River (87), Zamfara (79), Yobe (76), while Kogi state has recorded 5 cases only.

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