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#COVID19: These Are Top 10 Nigeria State Carrying COVID-19 Burden | Check List

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Amid threats of the rising number of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria, the uneven spread of the COVID-19 cases in Nigeria proves why Centre needs a strategy revision to contain the virus. On Friday, Nigeria breached the 15k-mark as 627 fresh cases were reported.

According to the latest update from Nigeria centre for disease control, Nigeria now has a total of 15181 confirm cases, Lagos state still tops the chart with 229 cases while the federal capital territory followed with 65 cases, Abia, Borno and Oyo registered 54, 42 and 35 respectively.

Remaining states with new cases are 28 each in Edo and Rivers, 27 in Gombe and 21 in Ogun state.

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18 cases each were also confirmed in Plateau and Delta, 10 each in Kaduna and Bauchi, nine in Benue, eight in Ondo, six in Kwara and four cases each in Nasarawa and Enugu state.

While Sokoto, Kebbi and Niger all confirmed three cases each, Yobe and Kano recorded one case each.

Below are the top 10 States carrying the COVID-19 burden

  1. Lagos – 6840
  2. FCT – 1162
  3. Kano – 1049
  4. Ogun – 544
  5. Edo – 518
  6. Rivers – 482
  7. Oyo – 469
  8. Borno- 423
  9. Katsina – 411
  10. Bauchi and Kaduna – 402
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States with High deaths

  1. Lagos – 82
  2. Kano – 50
  3. Borno – 26
  4. FCT – 25
  5. Edo – 25
  6. Rivers – 22
  7. Katsina – 21
  8. Sokoto – 14
  9. Gombe – 12
  10. Delta – 11
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