Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first reported in Wuhan, Hubei, China in December 2019, the outbreak was later recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020. 

 

Please click here to get COVID-19 Nigeria Emergency Numbers segmented by zones in Nigeria. Click here to view COVID-19 daily updates in Africa.

 

1225179
Samples Tested
116655
Confirmed Cases
21544
Active Cases
93626
Recovered Cases
1485
Death Cases

 

Covid-19 Cases in Nigeria Since Inception  

 

Recoveries vs Deaths in Nigeria

 

Covid-19 Statistics by States and Zones in Nigeria 

Zones: North Central (NC), North East (NE), North West (NW), South East (SE), South South (SS),

States Affected

Zone

Lab Confirmed Cases

Active Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

Recoveries Rate

Deaths Rate

Benue

NC

694

163

513

18

74%

3%

FCT

NC

15,271

4,278

10,875

118

71%

1%

Kogi

NC

5

0

3

2

60%

40%

Kwara

NC

1,754

293

1,424

37

81%

2%

Nasarawa

NC

1,410

1,072

325

13

23%

1%

Niger

NC

587

160

413

14

70%

2%

Plateau

NC

7,124

653

6,419

52

90%

1%

Adamawa

NE

608

344

238

26

39%

4%

Bauchi

NE

1,112

36

1,059

17

95%

2%

Borno

NE

870

90

744

36

86%

4%

Gombe

NE

1,537

223

1,272

42

83%

3%

Taraba

NE

296

71

213

12

72%

4%

Yobe

NE

211

6

197

8

93%

4%

Jigawa

NW

437

39

387

11

89%

3%

Kaduna

NW

6,631

659

5,916

56

89%

1%

Kano

NW

2,684

325

2,286

73

85%

3%

Katsina

NW

1,723

52

1,644

27

95%

2%

Kebbi

NW

267

51

203

13

76%

5%

Sokoto

NW

677

86

565

26

83%

4%

Zamfara

NW

169

4

160

5

95%

3%

Abia

SE

1,134

109

1,014

11

89%

1%

Anambra

SE

634

280

334

20

53%

3%

Ebonyi

SE

1,302

200

1,072

30

82%

2%

Enugu

SE

1,644

248

1,375

21

84%

1%

Imo

SE

912

122

773

17

85%

2%

Akwa Ibom

SS

725

260

455

10

63%

1%

Bayelsa

SS

625

59

543

23

87%

4%

Cross River

SS

179

1

166

12

93%

7%

Delta

SS

2,156

367

1,737

52

81%

2%

Edo

SS

3,436

425

2,878

133

84%

4%

Rivers

SS

4,681

755

3,850

76

82%

2%

Ekiti

SW

491

57

426

8

87%

2%

Lagos

SW

43,251

8,511

34,457

283

80%

1%

Ogun

SW

3,060

475

2,546

39

83%

1%

Ondo

SW

2,153

107

2,000

46

93%

2%

Osun

SW

1,321

240

1,054

27

80%

2%

Oyo

SW

4,884

723

4,090

71

84%

1%

Total

 

116655

21544

93626

1485

80%

1%

 

 

Zones

Lab Confirmed Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

Recovery Rate

Death Rate

North Central

 26,845

 19,972

 254

74%

1%

North East

 4,634

 3,723

 141

80%

3%

North West

 12,588

 11,161

 211

89%

2%

South East

 5,626

 4,568

 99

81%

2%

South South

 11,802

 9,629

 306

82%

3%

South West

 55,160

 44,573

 474

81%

1%

National

 116,655

 93,626

 1,485

80%

1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRIEF COVID-19 NIGERIA ANALYSIS  

 

Lab Confirmed Cases

Nigeria had its first case on 27th February, 2020 and the cases started increasing on 19th April, 2020 with a value of 86 cases and spiked on 7th and 8th of May, 2020 with a value of 381 and 387 cases respectively and went high on 30th May, 2020 with 553 cases and has been on the increase ever since and the highest number of cases that have been recorded in a day was on the 1st of July, 2020 with a value of 790 cases and the daily cases has remained in the range of 500 to 700 cases since then till this day. Since the beginning of September 2020, the rate of confimed cases has reduced significantly.

 

Recoveries Deaths

At the incept, recoveries was very low as almost equal to number of deaths, and went up a bit on 15th April, 2020 with a value of 29 and spiked on 29th April, 2020 with a value of 52 and came down again on 30th April, 2020 with a value of 12. Recoveries spiked again on 5th May, 2020 with a value of 64 and has been on the increase since then as shown in the graph above. On 27th July, 2020, we had a high recovery rate with a value of 829. On 5th August, 2020, recovery rate has increased drastically due to recoveries from treatment centre and community recoveries managed at home and a large percentage of these recoveries are from Lagos state. Through out the period of Covid-19 Pandemic in Nigeria, recovery rate has been relatively constant.

 

Deaths

Deaths has been relatively low since the inception of the first Covid-19 case in Nigeria and has been in the range of 5 to 20 for number of deaths in a day. From the graph we can see that on 6th June, 2020 was the day the highest number of deaths has been recorded in Nigeria with a value of 31. Since the beginning of September, the death rate has significantly decreased.

 

 

Analyzed by Community Initiative for Enhanced Peace and Development (CIEPD)

Analyst: Mr. Jude Asolo

Assisted By: Mr. Chidiebere Onyike

 

 

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