COVID-19: Nigeria records 506 new infections, 20 deaths

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
Lagos 51,685 6,093 45,249 343
FCT 17,824 6,222 11,474 128
Plateau 8,297 337 7,904 56
Kaduna 7,818 256 7,505 57
Oyo 5,905 1,656 4,160 89
Rivers 5,759 708 4,965 86
Edo 4,006 702 3,158 146
Ogun 3,578 410 3,123 45
Kano 3,314 381 2,841 92
Ondo 2,506 371 2,080 55
Delta 2,396 600 1,744 52
Kwara 2,158 541 1,575 42
Nasarawa 1,976 1,590 373 13
Katsina 1,901 32 1,842 27
Enugu 1,829 297 1,511 21
Osun 1,805 371 1,401 33
Gombe 1,802 219 1,541 42
Ebonyi 1,540 241 1,269 30
Abia 1,338 113 1,212 13
Anambra 1,271 918 334 19
Imo 1,220 202 999 19
Bauchi 1,164 3 1,144 17
Akwa Ibom 1,090 502 574 14
Borno 1,085 198 850 37
Benue 917 350 546 21
Niger 847 416 417 14
Sokoto 759 18 715 26
Bayelsa 695 35 636 24
Adamawa 673 405 240 28
Ekiti 641 138 494 9
Taraba 496 102 379 15
Jigawa 485 72 402 11
Kebbi 276 6 257 13
Yobe 250 29 213 8
Cross River 222 10 200 12
Zamfara 215 12 195 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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