Nigeria records 96 new COVID-19 infections, total now 162,178

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 96 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 162,178.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Wednesday.

“On the 24th of March 2021, 96 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 162178 cases have been confirmed, 148726 cases have been discharged and 2031 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory

“The 96 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (28), Yobe (20), Akwa Ibom (10), Cross River (9), Kaduna (6), Kano (5), Edo (4), Oyo (3), Plateau (3), Jigawa (2), Osun (2), Borno (1), Nasarawa (1), Rivers (1), and Sokoto (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
Lagos57,398856,964426
FCT19,5913,40116,034156
Plateau9,018628,89957
Kaduna8,884788,74165
Rivers6,877776,70298
Oyo6,8345016,217116
Edo4,872564,624192
Ogun4,6121914,37249
Kano3,895263,759110
Ondo3,1621,0072,09461
Kwara3,0672042,80855
Delta2,5997841,74471
Osun2,517402,42552
Nasarawa2,3171,93137313
Enugu2,2213271,86529
Katsina2,082182,03034
Gombe2,03061,98044
Ebonyi1,993231,93832
Anambra1,909641,82619
Akwa Ibom1,7463781,35414
Abia1,64991,61921
Imo1,639681,53536
Bauchi1,514731,42417
Borno1,327891,20038
Benue1,18857559122
Adamawa1,05174527432
Niger93049641717
Taraba9102486422
Ekiti8644680711
Bayelsa8383377926
Sokoto774574128
Jigawa5131248516
Kebbi4423439216
Cross River366834117
Yobe313202849
Zamfara23122218
Kogi5032

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