The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 360 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 156,017.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Monday.
“On the 1st of March 2021, 360 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 156017 cases have been confirmed, 133904 cases have been discharged and 19015 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 360 new cases are reported from 19 states- Lagos (120), Edo (38), Kaduna (25), FCT (23),Imo (23), Delta (19), Akwa Ibom (17),Plateau (17) Rivers (16) Nasarawa (15), Kwara (13), Oyo (9), Ogun (8), Bauchi (4), Osun (4), Kano (3), Kebbi (3), Niger (2) and Katsina (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|
360 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,915 deaths pic.twitter.com/NTltoxbxhN
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 1, 2021
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