COVID-19: Nigeria Records 571 New Cases, More Deaths
Nigeria recorded 12 fatalities in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the country so far to 1,874.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has recorded 571 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The new data brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 153,187.
The health agency made the announcement yesterday night while giving a report on its official website.
According to the report, Nigeria recorded 12 fatalities in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the country so far to 1,874.
NCDC also confirmed the discharge of 286 patients from Lagos, FCT and Benue State as total recovery jumped to 129,943.
The report reads, “571 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
571 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;— NCDC (@NCDCgov) February 23, 2021
1,874 deaths pic.twitter.com/9Rfi3fdT2s
Lagos-170, Ogun-65, FCT-45, Kwara-34, Abia-32, Enugu-32, Kano-25, Oyo-22, Ondo-21, Rivers-19, Kaduna-19, Benue-18, Bayelsa-12, Kebbi-12, Nasarawa-11, Akwa Ibom-9, Delta-8, Ekiti-6, Niger-5, Bauchi-3, Imo-3.