The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 287 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 159,933.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Thursday.
“On the 11th of March 2021, 287 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 159933 cases have been confirmed, 142404 cases have been discharged and 2001 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 287 new cases are reported from 18 states- Lagos (107), Kwara (26), Akwa Ibom (23), Bauchi (22), Ogun (21), Rivers (19), Kaduna (14), FCT (11), Abia (8), Edo (8), Ekiti (6), Kano (5), Gombe (4), Osun (4), Oyo (3), Plateau (3), Nasarawa (2), and Delta (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|
287 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
2,001 deaths pic.twitter.com/0fVkqFdcRw
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 11, 2021
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