Table 1

COVID-19 indicators at the national and subnational levels for the first and second waves

State/regionPopulation*First waveSecond wave
Total testsPer cent positive rateCasesCI/100 000 populationDeaths from COVID-19CFR (%)Total testsPerc ent positive rateCasesCI/100 000 populationDeaths from COVID-19CFR (%)
National217 971 548362 55018.266 12130.312211.80439 59320.891 64442.06110.7
South-East
 Abia4 115 152215843.593922.890.953498.545511.192.0
 Anambra6 155 892160017.92864.6207.0450435.0157725.610.1
 Ebonyi3 199 362431627.8120037.5383.2573312.068921.540.6
 Enugu4 926 955544024.4132726.9231.7478720.196419.640.4
 Imo6 115 745128048.061410.0142.3321631.4101116.4252.5
South-South
 Akwa-Ibom6 260 322261611.42974.782.7376632.8123719.840.3
 Bayelsa2 541 682249817.343117.0225.170256.042116.661.4
 Cross-River4 310 798135810.61443.3117.638936.72596.041.5
 Delta6 369 84910 61017.1181028.4492.712 5766.379812.5222.8
 Edo4 673 22916 48116.2267457.21214.520 6919.9204843.8562.7
 Rivers8 280 75321 43013.4287234.7732.527 03815.1408749.4340.8
South-West
 Ekiti3 655 66363925.23339.161.885796.354014.850.9
 Lagos14 009 12064 91036.223 484167.62210.9112 92126.730 148215.2110.0Ϯ
 Ogun5 873 43011 26618.4207535.3311.517 04314.3243441.4160.7
 Ondo5 204 858581928.6166632.0372.2737020.5151229.0261.7
 Osun5 320 967221341.992817.4192.0407736.2147527.760.4
 Oyo8 929 41012 03528.8347238.9451.3703244.9315535.3852.7
North-Central
 Benue6 381 985344514.85108.0112.2645912.379612.5121.5
 FCT4 880 01041 33115.46377130.7951.550 48326.413 331273.2730.5
 Kogi4 959 0061752.950.1002380000-*-*
 Kwara3 586 485472322.6106829.8272.512 45916.4204957.1291.4
 Nasarawa2 818 371377212.948817.3142.9820021.5176762.7251.4
 Niger6 308 29544446.32794.4113.971709.165610.460.9
 Plateau4 615 69820 75417.8369180.0340.913 17940.75368116.3140.3
North-East
 Adamawa4 727 312214312.72725.8197.0451017.679616.8131.6
 Bauchi7 468 01679279.776710.3152.087528.876710.340.5
 Borno6 629 19011 4456.978411.8374.765708.45498.300
 Gombe3 658 47312 9287.293125.4293.1714314.4103028.2151.5
 Taraba3 402 84420356.51323.953.8314724.175922.381.1
 Yobe3 757 9479109.0822.2911.029837.82336.210.4
North-West
 Jigawa6 488 878240313.53255.0113.433066.01973.052.5
 Kaduna9 176 21921 39013.1279630.5461.624 02125.5612266.7130.2
 Kano14 783 51825 2387.0175711.9543.1531340.5215214.6562.6
 Katsina8 761 79420 8224.796911.1262.7922812.0111012.780.7
 Kebbi4 965 72274612.5931.988.6322911.13577.272.0
 Sokoto5 592 04326026.31642.91811.0297321.664111.510.2
 Zamfara5 066 5568958.8791.656.324886.21543.031.9
  • *Per the projected (based on a national average growth rate of 3.2%) Nigerian population of 2020 from the 2006 population census.

  • CFR, case fatality rate; CI, cumulative incidence.