The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 506 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 139,748.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Sunday.
Nigeria also recorded 20 COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 1,667.
“On the 7th of February 2021, 506 new confirmed cases and 20 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 139748 cases have been confirmed, 113525 cases have been discharged and 1667 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 506 new cases are reported from 20 states- Ondo (90), Kwara (89), Rivers (53), Borno (45), Gombe (32), FCT (28), Imo (26), Ogun (25), Lagos (22), Kaduna (14), Kano (14), Edo (13), Osun (11), Cross River (10), Yobe (9), Ekiti (7), Kebbi (6), Nasarawa (6), Oyo (5), and Jigawa (1).
“Our discharges today include 360 community recoveries in Lagos State, 138 in Osun State, 121 in Plateau State, 89 in Imo State and 38 in Kano State managed in line with guidelines,” 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|
506 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,667 deaths pic.twitter.com/1AnT9MF84P
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) February 7, 2021
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COVID-19: Nigeria records 506 new infections, 20 deaths