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.

 

617750
Samples Tested
62371
Confirmed Cases
3137
Active Cases
58095
Recovered Cases
1139
Death Cases

 

Covid-19 Cases in Nigeria Since Inception  

 

Recoveries vs Deaths in Nigeria

 

Nigieria 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), South West (SW)

States Affected

Zone

Lab Confirmed Cases

Active Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

Recoveries Rate

Deaths Rate

Benue

NC

491

45

435

11

89%

2%

FCT

NC

6,028

606

5,341

81

89%

1%

Kogi

NC

5

0

3

2

60%

40%

Kwara

NC

1,069

24

1,019

26

95%

2%

Nasarawa

NC

482

144

325

13

67%

3%

Niger

NC

274

3

259

12

95%

4%

Plateau

NC

3,622

221

3,368

33

93%

1%

Adamawa

NE

257

9

229

19

89%

7%

Bauchi

NE

711

1

696

14

98%

2%

Borno

NE

745

4

705

36

95%

5%

Gombe

NE

883

111

747

25

85%

3%

Taraba

NE

143

30

107

6

75%

4%

Yobe

NE

82

6

68

8

83%

10%

Jigawa

NW

325

6

308

11

95%

3%

Kaduna

NW

2,633

77

2,513

43

95%

2%

Kano

NW

1,746

8

1,684

54

96%

3%

Katsina

NW

952

0

928

24

97%

3%

Kebbi

NW

93

1

84

8

90%

9%

Sokoto

NW

165

1

147

17

89%

10%

Zamfara

NW

79

1

73

5

92%

6%

Abia

SE

898

18

872

8

97%

1%

Anambra

SE

277

10

248

19

90%

7%

Ebonyi

SE

1,049

8

1,011

30

96%

3%

Enugu

SE

1,314

24

1,269

21

97%

2%

Imo

SE

616

24

580

12

94%

2%

Akwa Ibom

SS

295

0

287

8

97%

3%

Bayelsa

SS

403

1

381

21

95%

5%

Cross River

SS

87

4

74

9

85%

10%

Delta

SS

1,813

27

1,737

49

96%

3%

Edo

SS

2,657

26

2,522

109

95%

4%

Rivers

SS

2,790

83

2,648

59

95%

2%

Ekiti

SW

332

6

320

6

96%

2%

Lagos

SW

21,017

662

20,145

210

96%

1%

Ogun

SW

2,016

85

1,901

30

94%

1%

Ondo

SW

1,666

44

1,585

37

95%

2%

Osun

SW

923

4

899

20

97%

2%

Oyo

SW

3,433

813

2,577

43

75%

1%

Total

 

62371

3137

58095

1139

93%

2%

 

Zones

Lab Confirmed Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

Recovery Rate

Death Rate

North Central

 11,971

 10,750

 178

90%

1%

North East

 2,821

 2,552

 108

90%

4%

North West

 5,993

 5,737

 162

96%

3%

South East

 4,154

 3,980

 90

96%

2%

South South

 8,045

 7,649

 255

95%

3%

South West

 29,387

 27,427

 346

93%

1%

National

 62,371

 58,095

 1,139

93%

2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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)

Chief Analyst: Mr. Jude Asolo

Assisted By: Mr. Chidi Onyike

 

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