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Covid-19 update: 69,645 cases, 1,181 dead, 64,947 discharged

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has released its weekly COVID-19 situation report which provided a summary of the epidemiological situation, data sheet and response activities in Nigeria.

Attached below is the Covid-19 situation report showing the weekly epidemiological report for Epi Week 49 covering 30th November – 6th December 2020.

The discharges on Sunday include 74 community recoveries in Gombe State and 6 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines.

Weekly epidemiological report for Epi Week 49 covering 30th November – 6th December 2020

390 new cases of COVID19 in Nigeria:

FCT-89
Gombe-89
Kaduna-62
Lagos-35
Kwara-15
Borno-13
Nasarawa-10
Rivers-10
Bauchi-8
Ogun-8
Osun-7
Bayelsa-7
Kano-7
Edo-6
Taraba-6
Ekiti-5
Katsina-5
Akwa Ibom-4
Delta-3
Sokoto-1

Quick Summary

69,645 confirmed
64,947 discharged
1,181 deaths

Highlights

• In Week 49, the number of new confirmed cases increased to 1,843 from 1,029 in week 48. These were reported in 22 states (Tables 1 & 2).
• In Week 49, the number of discharged cases increased to 1,726 from 979 in week 48. These were reported in 19 states (Tables 1 & 3).
• Cumulatively, since the outbreak began in Week 9, there have been 1,180 deaths reported with a case fatality rate (CFR) of 1.7% (Tables 1 & 4).
• The number of reported deaths in the last one week in states, including FCT is 7 (Tables 1 & 4).
• In Week 49, the number of in-bound international travellers at Nigerian airports was 11,741 compared with 11,381 in Week 48.
• In Week 49, the number of international travellers with a positive result after the 7th day of arrival was 81 compared with 59 in week 48.
• In Africa, the count for confirmed COVID-19 cases is 2,261,589 with 53,853 deaths resulting in a case fatality rate of 2.4%
• Globally, the count for confirmed COVID-19 cases is 66,243,918 with 1,528,984 deaths resulting in a case fatality rate of 2.3%

Returning passengers tests

Over the last week, the following laboratories carried out COVID-19 tests for returning passengers:

  • 54Gene (Lagos)                                          3
  • 54Gene (FCT)                                              194
  • MEDICAID (FCT)                                         91
  • CEDARCREST (FCT)                                    70
  • DNA Labs (FCT)                                           108
  • EVERIGHT DIAGNOSTICS (FCT)               39
  • EHA CLINIC (FCT)                                        222
  • CLINA-LANCET (FCT)                                 1
  • TOTAL TESTS:                                              728

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