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Nigeria Now Has The Highest Coronavirus Death Toll In Sub-Saharan Africa

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Nigeria now has the most reported coronavirus deaths and confirmed cases that any Sub-Saharan Africa country.

The death toll from the coronavirus COVID-19 in Nigeria has risen to 68 after the largest daily increase in fatalities of 10 on Friday, May 1.

Nigeria overtakes Ghana with the highest coronavirus cases and other countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

The country now has 2170 confirmed cases of the COVID-19, discharged 351 & deaths of 68.

238 new cases and 10 new deaths were registered on Friday, May 1.

92-Kano
36-FCT
30-Lagos
16-Gombe
10-Bauchi
8-Delta
6-Oyo
5-Zamfara
5-Sokoto
4-Ondo
4-Nasarawa
3-Kwara
3-Edo
3-Ekiti
3-Borno
3-Yobe
2-Adamawa
1-Niger
1-Imo
1-Ebonyi
1-Rivers
1-Enugu

State with coronavirus in Nigeria

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 1,006 753 225 28
Kano 311 308 0 3
FCT 214 175 36 3
Gombe 92 92 0 0
Borno 69 63 0 6
Ogun 56 47 8 1
Bauchi 48 42 6 0
Edo 47 34 10 3
Sokoto 41 33 1 7
Katsina 40 32 6 2
Kaduna 35 28 6 1
Osun 34 13 18 3
Oyo 29 18 9 2
Delta 17 11 4 2
Akwa Ibom 16 4 10 2
Kwara 14 12 2 0
Rivers 14 10 2 2
Ondo 13 10 3 0
Ekiti 11 8 2 1
Zamfara 9 8 0 1
Taraba 8 8 0 0
Jigawa 7 6 0 1
Nasarawa 7 7 0 0
Bayelsa 5 5 0 0
Yobe 4 4 0 0
Enugu 4 2 2 0
Adamawa 4 4 0 0
Niger 3 3 0 0
Ebonyi 3 3 0 0
Imo 2 2 0 0
Abia 2 2 0 0
Kebbi 2 2 0 0
Anambra 1 0 1 0
Plateau 1 1 0 0
Benue 1 1 0 0

How many tests for coronavirus in Nigeria?

Nigeria, a population of 200 million citizens has carried out a total of 15,759 tests in the country.

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