Wednesday, Mar 3rd 2021 9:48 PM

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COVID-19: NCDC records 643 new cases


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).


Nigeria on Monday recorded 643 fresh COVID-19 cases.

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,673 as of Monday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 140,391.

However, NCDC has recorded 114,635 recoveries since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country last year.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Oyo (88), Lagos (86), Rivers (55), Edo (54), Akwa Ibom (53), Adamawa (52), Plateau (45), Kaduna (41), FCT (34), and Kwara (27).

Others are – Benue (20), Kano (19), Delta (18), Nasarawa (16), Niger (15), Bayelsa (11), Borno (5), Bauchi (2), and Sokoto (2).

“Total confirmed Coronavirus cases: 140,391.

“Discharged: 114,635 AND Deaths: 1,673.”

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