Nigeria records 360 new COVID-19 infections, total now 156,017

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 AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos55,8481,83753,601410
FCT19,2347,17511,913146
Plateau8,894848,75357
Kaduna8,5131028,34962
Oyo6,7349775,647110
Rivers6,4942466,15395
Edo4,5903044,116170
Ogun4,3966823,66846
Kano3,7531603,489104
Ondo2,9838462,08057
Kwara2,9315792,30151
Delta2,5767671,74465
Osun2,4333162,06750
Nasarawa2,2271,84137313
Gombe2,051981,91043
Katsina2,030181,98329
Enugu2,0031091,86529
Ebonyi1,8642861,54731
Anambra1,7261161,59119
Abia1,520721,42721
Akwa Ibom1,51861988514
Imo1,4972061,26328
Borno1,2761741,06438
Bauchi1,228151,19617
Benue1,18857559122
Niger91548141717
Taraba80414663622
Ekiti8028570710
Bayelsa7693770626
Sokoto769174028
Adamawa76247026428
Jigawa4965642911
Kebbi3776330014
Cross River3245725413
Yobe268172429
Zamfara219-42158
Kogi5032

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Nigeria records 360 new COVID-19 infections, total now 156,017

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