In week 12, the number of new confirmed cases decreased from 51 cases in week 11, 2020 to 28 cases. These were reported from 12 States (Edo, Ondo, Ebonyi, Bauchi,
Taraba, Plateau, Kogi, Abia, Enugu, FCT, Benue and Gombe) (Table 3).
Cumulatively from week 1 to week 12, 2020, 173 deaths have been reported with a case fatality rate (CFR) of 18.9% which is lower than the CFR for the same period in 2019 (22.9%).
In total for 2020, 27 States have recorded at least one confirmed case across 125 Local Government Areas (Figure 2 and 3).
Of all confirmed cases, 72% are from Edo (33%), Ondo (32%) and Ebonyi (7%) States.
The predominant age-group affected is 21-30 years (Range: <1 to 78 years, Median Age: 33 years). The male to female ratio for confirmed cases is 1:1.2 (Figure 4).
The number of suspected cases has significantly increased compared to that reported for the same period in 2019.
No new Healthcare worker were affected in the reporting week 12.