“46 In Lagos, 19 In Ogun” – Nigeria Records 130 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 161,539

March 20, 2021
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 130 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 161,539.

"46 In Lagos, 19 In Ogun" - Nigeria Records 130 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 161,539 1

The NCDC made this known on Friday night via its official Twitter handle where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 13 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 19th of March 2021, 130 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.

“The 130 new cases are reported from 13 states- Lagos (46), Ogun (19), Kwara (18), FCT (12), Kaduna (10), Ekiti (6), Abia (5), Edo(3), Sokoto(3), Osun (3), Niger (2), Oyo (2), and Akwa Ibom (1).

“Till date, 161539 cases have been confirmed, 147581 cases have been discharged and 2027 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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