“99 In Lagos, 91 In Kwara” – Nigeria Confirms 542 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 152,616

February 23, 2021
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 542 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 152,616.

"99 In Lagos, 91 In Kwara" - Nigeria Confirms 542 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 152,616 1

The NCDC made this known on Monday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 21 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 22nd of February 2021, 542 new confirmed cases and 23 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.

“The 542 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos (99), Kwara (91), Ebonyi (48), Ogun (44), Kaduna (42), Oyo (33), Ondo (25), FCT (24), Kebbi (23), Osun (20), Ekiti (17), Nasarawa (12), Imo (11), Delta (10), Gombe (9), Kano (8), Katsina (7), Rivers (7), Edo (5), Plateau (4) and Bauchi (3).

“Till date, 152616 cases have been confirmed, 129300 cases have been discharged and 1862 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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