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COVID-19: NCDC records 574 new cases

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 574 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 146,928.

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The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Monday. Nigeria also recorded eight COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 1,761.

“On the 15th of February 2021, 574 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 146,928 cases have been confirmed, 123,009 cases have been discharged and 1,761 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“Kwara (98), Lagos (81), Edo (59), Ondo (44), FCT (41), Kano (34), Ogun (33), Kaduna (29), Osun (28), Enugu (23), Rivers (18), Delta (16), Akwa Ibom (15), Bauchi (12), Imo (10), Borno (8), Niger (8), Kebbi (7), Nasarawa (5) Gombe (3) and Ekiti (2),” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State
States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 53,292 3,108 49,810 374
FCT 18,593 6,847 11,609 137
Plateau 8,691 355 8,280 56
Kaduna 8,106 300 7,748 58
Oyo 6,326 711 5,510 105
Rivers 6,003 340 5,575 88
Edo 4,323 862 3,309 152
Ogun 3,746 347 3,353 46
Kano 3,520 285 3,140 95
Ondo 2,768 631 2,080 57
Kwara 2,639 792 1,803 44
Delta 2,481 685 1,744 52
Osun 2,168 617 1,508 43
Nasarawa 2,120 1,734 373 13
Katsina 2,017 58 1,932 27
Gombe 1,943 85 1,815 43
Enugu 1,924 207 1,694 23
Ebonyi 1,701 262 1,409 30
Imo 1,351 218 1,113 20
Abia 1,338 113 1,212 13
Anambra 1,271 918 334 19
Akwa Ibom 1,268 604 650 14
Bauchi 1,207 12 1,178 17
Borno 1,187 217 932 38
Benue 1,055 481 552 22
Niger 895 464 417 14
Sokoto 763 5 732 26
Adamawa 725 435 262 28
Bayelsa 719 51 643 25
Ekiti 697 139 549 9
Taraba 584 141 426 17
Jigawa 489 55 423 11
Kebbi 306 35 257 14
Yobe 260 18 233 9
Cross River 232 14 206 12
Zamfara 215 12 195 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

Last week, Nigeria recorded 100 new COVID-19 deaths which is the highest since the beginning of the second wave, Tribune Online analysis reveals.

The data also showed that the tally of 100 deaths last week shows there is a sharp increase when compared to the 69 deaths recorded in the previous week…

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