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.

 

779708
Samples Tested
67838
Confirmed Cases
3232
Active Cases
63430
Recovered Cases
1176
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), South West (SW)

States Affected

Zone

Lab Confirmed Cases

Active Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

Recoveries Rate

Deaths Rate

Benue

NC

496

25

460

11

93%

2%

FCT

NC

6,868

722

6,063

83

88%

1%

Kogi

NC

5

0

3

2

60%

40%

Kwara

NC

1,106

38

1,039

29

94%

3%

Nasarawa

NC

493

155

325

13

66%

3%

Niger

NC

298

4

282

12

95%

4%

Plateau

NC

3,877

145

3,698

34

95%

1%

Adamawa

NE

261

4

238

19

91%

7%

Bauchi

NE

773

27

732

14

95%

2%

Borno

NE

745

4

705

36

95%

5%

Gombe

NE

938

56

857

25

91%

3%

Taraba

NE

163

4

153

6

94%

4%

Yobe

NE

100

8

84

8

84%

8%

Jigawa

NW

331

12

308

11

93%

3%

Kaduna

NW

3,136

225

2,864

47

91%

1%

Kano

NW

1,797

38

1,705

54

95%

3%

Katsina

NW

1,030

23

983

24

95%

2%

Kebbi

NW

93

1

84

8

90%

9%

Sokoto

NW

166

1

148

17

89%

10%

Zamfara

NW

79

1

73

5

92%

6%

Abia

SE

926

9

908

9

98%

1%

Anambra

SE

285

1

265

19

93%

7%

Ebonyi

SE

1,055

6

1,019

30

97%

3%

Enugu

SE

1,332

21

1,290

21

97%

2%

Imo

SE

677

42

623

12

92%

2%

Akwa Ibom

SS

339

19

311

9

92%

3%

Bayelsa

SS

454

46

387

21

85%

5%

Cross River

SS

90

3

78

9

87%

10%

Delta

SS

1,824

38

1,737

49

95%

3%

Edo

SS

2,699

7

2,580

112

96%

4%

Rivers

SS

2,996

87

2,850

59

95%

2%

Ekiti

SW

365

24

335

6

92%

2%

Lagos

SW

23,410

844

22,343

223

95%

1%

Ogun

SW

2,228

145

2,050

33

92%

1%

Ondo

SW

1,728

103

1,585

40

92%

2%

Osun

SW

947

4

922

21

97%

2%

Oyo

SW

3,728

340

3,343

45

90%

1%

Total

 

67838

3232

63430

1176

94%

2%

 

Zones

Lab Confirmed Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

Recovery Rate

Death Rate

North Central

 13,143

 11,870

 184

90%

1%

North East

 2,980

 2,769

 108

93%

4%

North West

 6,632

 6,165

 166

93%

3%

South East

 4,275

 4,105

 91

96%

2%

South South

 8,402

 7,943

 259

95%

3%

South West

 32,406

 30,578

 368

94%

1%

National

 67,838

 63,430

 1,176

94%

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)

Analyst: Mr. Jude Asolo

Assisted By: Mr. Chidiebere Onyike

 

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