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.

 

612154
Samples Tested
62111
Confirmed Cases
3408
Active Cases
57571
Recovered Cases
1132
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

486

40

435

11

90%

2%

FCT

NC

5,993

577

5,336

80

89%

1%

Kogi

NC

5

0

3

2

60%

40%

Kwara

NC

1,067

22

1,019

26

96%

2%

Nasarawa

NC

479

141

325

13

68%

3%

Niger

NC

274

3

259

12

95%

4%

Plateau

NC

3,603

290

3,280

33

91%

1%

Adamawa

NE

257

9

229

19

89%

7%

Bauchi

NE

710

0

696

14

98%

2%

Borno

NE

745

4

705

36

95%

5%

Gombe

NE

883

111

747

25

85%

3%

Taraba

NE

140

31

103

6

74%

4%

Yobe

NE

82

6

68

8

83%

10%

Jigawa

NW

325

6

308

11

95%

3%

Kaduna

NW

2,617

76

2,499

42

95%

2%

Kano

NW

1,742

6

1,682

54

97%

3%

Katsina

NW

952

49

879

24

92%

3%

Kebbi

NW

93

1

84

8

90%

9%

Sokoto

NW

165

3

145

17

88%

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

614

22

580

12

94%

2%

Akwa Ibom

SS

295

3

284

8

96%

3%

Bayelsa

SS

403

1

381

21

95%

5%

Cross River

SS

87

4

74

9

85%

10%

Delta

SS

1,812

26

1,737

49

96%

3%

Edo

SS

2,652

22

2,522

108

95%

4%

Rivers

SS

2,773

74

2,640

59

95%

2%

Ekiti

SW

332

10

316

6

95%

2%

Lagos

SW

20,884

813

19,864

207

95%

1%

Ogun

SW

2,010

118

1,862

30

93%

1%

Ondo

SW

1,666

44

1,585

37

95%

2%

Osun

SW

923

13

890

20

96%

2%

Oyo

SW

3,425

822

2,561

42

75%

1%

Total

 

62111

3408

57571

1132

93%

2%

 

Zones

Lab Confirmed Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

Recovery Rate

Death Rate

North Central

 11,907

 10,657

 177

90%

1%

North East

 2,817

 2,548

 108

90%

4%

North West

 5,973

 5,670

 161

95%

3%

South East

 4,152

 3,980

 90

96%

2%

South South

 8,022

 7,638

 254

95%

3%

South West

 29,240

 27,078

 342

93%

1%

National

 62,111

 57,571

 1,132

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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