Nigeria Records 1 Fatality, 325 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19, Total 48,770

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in its daily update posted on its website, said there were 325 new cases taking the total number of recorded cases to 48,770, NCDC said these had led to 974 deaths in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

Making the disclosure via its Twitter handle, the NCDC said: “As at 11:10 pm 15th of August 2020, 325 new confirmed cases and 1 deaths were recorded in Nigeria

On the 15th of August 2020, 325 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria, having carried out a total daily test of 3,148 samples across the country.

To date, 48,770 cases have been confirmed, 36,290 cases have been discharged and 974 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. A total of 347,545 tests have been carried out as of August 15th, 2020 compared to 344,397 tests a day earlier.

COVID-19 Case Updates- 15th August 2020,
Total Number of Cases – 48,770
Total Number Discharged – 36,290
Total Deaths – 974
Total Tests Carried out – 347,545

According to the NCDC, the 325 new cases were reported from 20 states- Lagos (87), FCT (49), Gombe (28), Ebonyi (20), Plateau (19), Kwara (18), Enugu (17), Imo (12), Rivers (12), Kaduna (11), Ogun (10), Edo (9), Oyo (9), Ondo (8), Osun (8), Ekiti (4), Borno (1), Kano (1), Bauchi (1) and Nasarawa (1).

Meanwhile, the latest numbers bring Lagos state total confirmed cases to 16,456, followed by Abuja (4,714), Oyo (2,952), Edo (2,423), Rivers (2,005), Kaduna (1,766), Plateau (1,708), Kano (1,678), Delta (1,639), Ogun (1,545), Ondo (1,381), Enugu (997), Ebonyi (931), Kwara (906), Katsina (746), Osun (737), Borno (703), Abia (677), Gombe (676), and Bauchi (582).

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