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.

 

1489103
Samples Tested
154476
Confirmed Cases
20863
Active Cases
131722
Recovered Cases
1891
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

1,188

575

591

22

50%

2%

FCT

NC

19,148

7,171

11,834

143

62%

1%

Kogi

NC

5

0

3

2

60%

40%

Kwara

NC

2,875

682

2,144

49

75%

2%

Nasarawa

NC

2,212

1,826

373

13

17%

1%

Niger

NC

912

478

417

17

46%

2%

Plateau

NC

8,874

129

8,688

57

98%

1%

Adamawa

NE

762

470

264

28

35%

4%

Bauchi

NE

1,221

8

1,196

17

98%

1%

Borno

NE

1,257

155

1,064

38

85%

3%

Gombe

NE

2,031

106

1,882

43

93%

2%

Taraba

NE

712

129

563

20

79%

3%

Yobe

NE

268

17

242

9

90%

3%

Jigawa

NW

496

56

429

11

86%

2%

Kaduna

NW

8,441

218

8,161

62

97%

1%

Kano

NW

3,725

196

3,425

104

92%

3%

Katsina

NW

2,029

32

1,970

27

97%

1%

Kebbi

NW

365

51

300

14

82%

4%

Sokoto

NW

768

0

740

28

96%

4%

Zamfara

NW

219

-4

215

8

98%

4%

Abia

SE

1,506

72

1,414

20

94%

1%

Anambra

SE

1,641

207

1,415

19

86%

1%

Ebonyi

SE

1,856

278

1,547

31

83%

2%

Enugu

SE

2,000

106

1,865

29

93%

1%

Imo

SE

1,464

173

1,263

28

86%

2%

Akwa Ibom

SS

1,459

675

770

14

53%

1%

Bayelsa

SS

767

35

706

26

92%

3%

Cross River

SS

267

32

223

12

84%

4%

Delta

SS

2,547

738

1,744

65

68%

3%

Edo

SS

4,529

581

3,786

162

84%

4%

Rivers

SS

6,408

309

6,006

93

94%

1%

Ekiti

SW

781

123

648

10

83%

1%

Lagos

SW

55,381

2,147

52,827

407

95%

1%

Ogun

SW

4,312

732

3,534

46

82%

1%

Ondo

SW

2,968

831

2,080

57

70%

2%

Osun

SW

2,371

517

1,804

50

76%

2%

Oyo

SW

6,711

1,012

5,589

110

83%

2%

Total

 

154476

20863

131722

1891

85%

1%

 

 

Zones

Lab Confirmed Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

Recovery Rate

Death Rate

North Central

 35,214

 24,050

 303

68%

1%

North East

 6,251

 5,211

 155

83%

2%

North West

 16,043

 15,240

 254

95%

2%

South East

 8,467

 7,504

 127

89%

1%

South South

 15,977

 13,235

 372

83%

2%

South West

 72,524

 66,482

 680

92%

1%

National

 154,476

 131,722

 1,891

85%

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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