China now left with 736 cases, Nigeria 2,388, rising
Admin l Sunday, May 03, 2020
LAGOS, Nigeria – The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) has confirmed 220 new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 2, 388, whereas China, where the pandemic started is almost eliminating it.
Out of the total number of the 2, 388 confirmed cases in Nigeria, 385 patients have recovered and discharged while 85 people have been confirmed dead.
However, a breakdown of the 220 new cases shows that 62 were confirmed in Lagos, 52 in Abuja, 31 in Kaduna, 13 in Sokoto, 10 in Kebbi, 9 in Yobe, 6 in Borno, 5 in Edo, 5 in Bauchi, 4 in Gombe, 4 in Enugu, 4 in Oyo, 3 in Zamfara, 2 in Nasarawa, 2 in Osun, 2 in Ebonyi, 2 in Kwara, 2 in Kano State and 2 in Plateau.
“NCDC @NCDCgov 220 new cases of #COVID19; 62-Lagos, 52-FCT, 31-Kaduna, 13-Sokoto, 10-Kebbi, 9-Yobe, 6-Borno, 5-Edo, 5-Bauchi, 4-Gombe, 4-Enugu, 4-Oyo, 3-Zamfara, 2-Nasarawa, 2-Osun, 2-Ebonyi, 2-Kwara, 2-Kano, 2-Plateau. 2388 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. Discharged: 385, Deaths: 85”, the NCDC reported.
Globally there are currently 3, 441, 767 confirmed cases of Coronavirus with 224, 021 deaths based on the Centre for Systems Science and Engineering, John Hopkins University, Maryland.
According to the centre, the United States still tops the list of most afflicted countries in the world in terms of population affected and number of deaths. There are presently 1,133, 069 confirmed cases in the US, while 66, 385 people have been confirmed dead.
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Spain stands as the second most affected country, reporting 216, 582 confirmed cases with 25, 100 deaths, followed by Italy which now has 209, 328 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, while 28, 710 patients have died.
The United Kingdom is currently the 4th most affected country in the world and will in matter of days becomes the second most afflicted country based on statistics. The United Kingdom currently has 183, 500 confirmed cases, while 28, 205 patients have died.
France has reported 168, 518 confirmed cases with 24, 763 deaths, followed by Germany which has reported 164, 967 confirmed cases, while 6, 812 patients have died of the pandemic.
Next is Russia, which currently has 134, 687 confirmed cases with 1, 280 deaths followed by Turkey with 124, 375 confirmed cases with 3,336 deaths. Next is Brazil with 97, 100 confirmed cases with 6, 761deaths, followed by Iran, with 96, 448 confirmed cases with 6, 156 deaths.
China where the Coronavirus Pandemic originated is currently the 11th most affected country in the world, reporting 83, 959 confirmed cases with 4, 637 deaths. A total of 78, 586 people have recovered and discharged, leaving China with just 736 cases