The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 869 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 149,369.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Wednesday.
Nigeria also recorded 8COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 1,787.
“On the 17th of February 2021, 869 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 149369 cases have been confirmed, 125722 cases have been discharged and 1787 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 869 new cases are reported from 24 states- Lagos (229), Rivers (79), Taraba (73), Oyo (66), Ogun (60), FCT (58), Plateau (56), Kwara (38), Ondo (38), Osun (24), Kano (22), Nasarawa (21), Abia (19), Edo (19), Akwa Ibom (19), Cross River (10), Delta (9), Benue (8), Ekiti (6), Borno (6), Katsina (4), Bauchi (3), Bayelsa (1) and Zamfara (1),” 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|
869 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) February 17, 2021
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COVID-19: Nigeria records 869 new infections, eight deaths