The NCDC also in a tweet late Monday night, state Nigeria’s death toll at 801, announcing 12 more deaths from the dreaded pandemic, making clear that as at Sunday night Nigeria’s death toll  stood at 789.

In addition to the 12 deaths recorded on Monday, 562 fresh infections were confirmed in 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The FCT had 102 of the cases; Lagos reported 100; Plateau, 52; Kwara, 50; Abia, 47; Kaduna, 35 and Benue, 35.

COVID-19: Death toll in Nigeria now surpasses 800, with over 37,000 infections

Other states were infections were confirmed on Monday are Oyo (26), Ebonyi (24), Kano (16), Niger (15), Anambra (14), Gombe (12), Edo (11), Rivers (6), Nasarawa (5), Delta (5), Borno (3), Enugu (2), Bauchi (2) and Kebbi (1).

COVID-19: Death toll in Nigeria now surpasses 800, with over 37,000 infections

So far, 32,225 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Nigeria since February 27 when the first case was confirmed.

The cases are spread across the country with infections now confirmed in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Lagos State remains the epicentre of the pandemic in the country with 13,538 confirmed cases or 42 percent of the country’s total infections.

It is followed by the FCT with 3,129 cases and Oyo with 2,193.

 

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 13,538 11,398 1,964 176
FCT 3,129 2,188 902 39
Oyo 2,193 1,057 1,116 20
Edo 2,000 652 1,280 68
Rivers 1,535 483 1,003 49
Delta 1,428 759 630 39
Kano 1,416 238 1,125 53
Kaduna 1,191 307 872 12
Ogun 1,174 266 886 22
Ondo 925 760 143 22
Katsina 710 246 441 23
Plateau 700 370 312 18
Ebonyi 679 91 572 16
Enugu 677 300 360 17
Borno 602 54 513 35
Kwara 585 383 188 14
Gombe 558 25 510 23
Bauchi 531 12 506 13
Abia 526 132 391 3
Imo 452 360 83 9
Osun 351 242 99 10
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Bayelsa 322 122 179 21
Benue 294 235 53 6
Nasarawa 281 160 113 8
Akwa Ibom 176 52 121 3
Niger 166 45 112 9
Sokoto 153 0 137 16
Anambra 132 53 67 12
Adamawa 115 21 85 9
Kebbi 89 8 74 7
Ekiti 86 37 47 2
Zamfara 77 1 71 5
Yobe 64 3 53 8
Taraba 30 19 11 0
Cross River 13 9 3 1
Kogi 5 0 3 2