COVID-19: Imo gets infected as Number of Confirmed Cases tops 1,180


Imo State has recorded a confirmed case of Coronavirus infection. The State has added to the 27 States plus FCT which have recorded cases of COVID-19 Pandemic in Nigeria.

This is among the test results released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on 25th April, 2020.

NCDC noted that as at 11:55pm 25th April, 82 new Confirmed cases were reported in Nigeria which have tilted the total number of Confirmed cases to 1,182.

The report from the Agency has it that 33 cases were recorded in Lagos, 18 in Borno, 12 in Osun, 9 in Katsina, 4 in Kano, 4 in Ekiti, 3 in Edo, 3 in Bauchi, and 1 in Imo.

The Agency also noted that 3 deaths were reported while 14 Recoveries were recorded bringing total death toll and total recovery to 35 and 222 respectively.

The Anambra State Government has earlier reported that the Anambra index case has been handled the 'Anambra way'. A statement signed by the Anambra State Commissioner of Information, C Don Adinuba, indicated that the recovery of the Anambra State index case was the shortest ever recorded in the world. This quick recovery attracted the Director of NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, with WHO Officials to the State for the commendation of the physicians in Anambra that handled the Anambra index case, in Anambra.

Current break down is as follows:
  • Lagos                         690
  • FCT                              138
  • Ogun                            35
  • Ekiti                               8
  • Oyo                               18
  • Edo                               22
  • Bauchi                          11
  • Osun                            32
  • Rivers                            3
  • Enugu                            2
  • Benue                            1
  • Kaduna                         10
  • Akwaibom                    11
  • Ondo                             3
  • Kwara                           11
  • Katsina                        30
  • Delta                            6
  • Niger                            2
  • Anambra                     1
  • Kano                           77
  • Jigawa                         2
  • Borno                           30
  • Abia                              2
  • Sokoto                          2
  • Gombe                          30
  • Adamawa                     1
  • Plateau                          1
  • Zamfara                        2
  • Imo                                 1
      Total Confirmed Cases - 1182
      Total Recovery - 222
      Total Death - 35
      Active Cases - 925
      Total States     28 + FCT

      According to NCDC, the 3 new deaths were reported in Lagos State while the 14 recoveries were reported as 6 in Lagos, 4 in Kaduna, 3 in Akwaibom and 1 in Anambra.

      The death toll as reported by NCDC indicates that Lagos has recorded 19 Deaths, 3 in Abuja, 1 in Kano, 1 in Katsina, 3 in Edo, 1 in Delta, 1 in Akwaibom and 2 in Borno, 1 in Oyo, 1 in Ondo, 1 in Ekiti, 1 in Ogun and 1 in Rivers, bringing the total death toll to 35.

      Analysis from the current report from NCDC indicates that Lagos has 116 recovered victims, 35 in Abuja, 18 in Osun, 7 in Edo, 5 in Oyo, 5 in Ogun, 4 in Kaduna, 6 in Akwaibom, 2 in Ekiti, 2 in Rivers, 2 in Enugu, 2 in Rivers, 2 in Kwara and 5 in Bauchi, 2 in Ondo, 0 in Kano, 4 in Katsina, 0 in Gombe, 0 in Delta, 0 in Borno, 0 in Abia, 0 in Niger, 0 in Jigawa, 0 in Gombe, 1 in Anambra, 0 in Benue and 0 in Sokoto.

      The statistical report from NCDC also indicates that there are 548 Active cases in Lagos, 100 in FCT, 76 in Kano, 14 in Osun, 12 in Oyo, 12 in Edo, 29 in Ogun, 25 in Katsina, in Kwara, 4 in Akwaibom, 6 in Bauchi, 6 in Kaduna, 5 in Delta, 2 in Ondo, 1 in Ekiti, 0 in Enugu, 0 in Rivers,  2 in Niger, 2 in Jigawa, 1 in Benue, 0 in Anambra, 28 in Borno, 30 in Gombe, 2 in Abia and 2 in Sokoto, 1 in Adamawa, 1 in Plateau, 2 in Zamfara and 1 in Imo.

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