The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 601 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number to 51,905.

The NCDC made the announcement on Saturday night via its Twitter handle. “On the 22nd of August 2020, 601 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 51905 cases have been confirmed, 38767 cases have been discharged and 997 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 601 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos(404), FCT(37), Oyo(19), Ondo(14), Abia(13), Enugu(13), Kaduna(13), Edo(12), Kano(12), Kwara(11), Ebonyi(10), Nasarawa(7), Ogun(6), Osun(5), Delta(5), Niger(5), Plateau(4), Bayelsa(4), Katsina(3), Ekiti(2), Imo(2),” the NCDC said.

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 17,764 2,353 15,209 202
FCT 4,969 3,497 1,426 46
Oyo 3,036 1,338 1,664 34
Edo 2,520 199 2,221 100
Plateau 2,113 1,021 1,063 29
Rivers 2,048 109 1,882 57
Kaduna 1,999 248 1,739 12
Kano 1,704 239 1,411 54
Delta 1,701 158 1,497 46
Ogun 1,600 164 1,410 26
Ondo 1,501 694 777 30
Enugu 1,043 170 852 21
Ebonyi 957 19 911 27
Kwara 931 232 676 23
Katsina 771 290 457 24
Osun 762 115 631 16
Borno 739 57 646 36
Abia 739 90 643 6
Gombe 709 81 605 23
Bauchi 607 54 539 14
Imo 521 331 180 10
Benue 430 282 139 9
Nasarawa 396 112 272 12
Bayelsa 356 10 325 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Akwa Ibom 271 43 220 8
Niger 237 57 168 12
Ekiti 218 104 110 4
Adamawa 206 32 159 15
Anambra 181 4 159 18
Sokoto 156 2 138 16
Kebbi 90 0 82 8
Cross River 80 13 59 8
Zamfara 78 1 72 5
Taraba 78 19 55 4
Yobe 67 0 59 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2