A file photo of a health worker wearing a PPE on duty.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said eight more people have died of complications related to COVID-19.

The agency disclosed this in a Facebook post on Tuesday while giving an update on the management of the disease in the country.

It added that 420 more infections were confirmed on Monday from 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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Lagos topped the states reporting more cases with 103 infections and was followed by Kwara and Akwa Ibom which logged 90 and 49 additional cases respectively.

Others include FCT – 39, Kano – 33, Rivers – 31, Cross River – 17, Ogun – 17, Kaduna – 15, Edo – 11, Niger – nine, Oyo – five, and Abia – one.

Since Nigeria reported its first case of the disease in February 2020, the nation has confirmed a total of 248,732 infections.

Of these cases, 219,479 people who initially tested positive have been discharged and the nation’s death toll from the disease has risen to 3,085.

While the NCDC said it has collected and tested a total of 3,933,209 samples, the country has 26,168 COVID-19 cases that are still active.

See the breakdown of cases according to states below:

States Affected
No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)
No. of Cases (on admission)
No. Discharged
No. of Deaths

Lagos
97,157
16,330
80,066
761

FCT
27,712
2,776
24,695
241

Rivers
15,703
405
15,144
154

Kaduna
11,025
139
10,800
86

Plateau
10,209
60
10,076
73

Oyo
10,122
747
9,179
196

Edo
7,595
152
7,135
308

Ogun
5,776
96
5,598
82

Delta
5,066
2,400
2,556
110

Ondo
5,066
373
4,593
100

Kano
4,874
279
4,468
127

Akwa Ibom
4,615
77
4,494
44

Kwara
4,408
635
3,709
64

Osun
3,142
69
2,984
89

Gombe
2,958
180
2,715
63

Enugu
2,939
17
2,893
29

Anambra
2,700
242
2,439
19

Nasarawa
2,674
290
2,345
39

Katsina
2,387
20
2,330
37

Imo
2,335
48
2,230
57

Abia
2,145
14
2,097
34

Benue
2,118
329
1,764
25

Ebonyi
2,064
28
2,004
32

Ekiti
1,955
83
1,844
28

Bauchi
1,910
60
1,826
24

Borno
1,577
33
1,500
44

Taraba
1,345
78
1,235
32

Bayelsa
1,305
30
1,247
28

Adamawa
1,157
27
1,098
32

Niger
1,137
119
998
20

Sokoto
810
0
782
28

Cross River
744
2
717
25

Jigawa
642
19
605
18

Yobe
502
3
490
9

Kebbi
478
8
454
16

Zamfara
375
0
366
9

Kogi
5
0
3
2

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