Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Three patients have died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos and Ogun states, The PUNCH reports.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known in its ‘COVID-19 Situation Report 80’ on Tuesday.

According to the report, seven other patients died in Bauchi, Federal Capital Territory, Borno, and Katsina of COVID-19.

With the nine fatalities recorded, no fewer than 191 COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in the country.

“Nine deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours in six states – Bauchi (two), FCT (two), Lagos (two), Borno (one), Katsina (one), and Ogun (one),” part of the report read.

The situation report showed that of the 191 COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria, 38 were recorded in Lagos, Kano, 36; FCT, nine; Katsina, 13; Borno, 24; Bauchi five; Jigawa three, Ogun six; Kaduna, three; Oyo, four; Gombe, two; Sokoto, 13; Edo, five; Zamfara, five; Kwara, one; Rivers, three; Osun, four; Plateau, one; Kebbi, four; Yobe, one; Nasarawa, one; Delta, five; Niger, one; Ondo, one; Ekiti, one, and Akwa Ibom also has two deaths.


The NCDC said, “Two hundred and sixteen (216) confirmed cases were reported in the last 24 hours in 15 states – Lagos (74), Katsina (33), Oyo (19), Kano (17), Edo (13), Zamfara (10), Borno (8), Gombe (8), Ogun (8), Bauchi (7), Kwara (7), FCT (4), Enugu (3), Kaduna (3) and Rivers (2).

“No new state recorded a confirmed COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours. The total number of states including FCT that have reported at least one confirmed case in Nigeria is still 35 (34 states + FCT).

“Fifty cases were discharged in the last 24 hours in nine (9) states – Bauchi (14), Zamfara (11), Borno (8), Sokoto (5), Enugu (4), Adamawa (2), Gombe (2), Kaduna (2), and Ogun (2).”

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