“101 In Lagos, 54 In Rivers” – Nigeria Confirms 371 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 158,042

March 6, 2021
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 371 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 158,042.

"101 In Lagos, 54 In Rivers" - Nigeria Confirms 371 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 158,042 1

The NCDC made this known on Friday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 20 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 5th of March 2021, 371 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 371 new cases are reported from 20 states – Lagos (101), Rivers (54), Anambra (31), Ebonyi (23), Imo (23), Kwara (22), Kano (20), Taraba (17), Akwa Ibom (16), FCT (15), Abia (13), Kaduna (13), Osun (5), Edo (4), Oyo (4), Kebbi (3), Ogun (3), Ekiti (2), Nasarawa (1), and Zamfara (1).

“Till date, 158042 cases have been confirmed, 137025 cases have been discharged and 1954 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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