Coronavirus in Nigeria update: Total number of confirmed cases exceed 148,000

Nigeria has recorded an additional 1368 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on Tuesday, 16 February 2021.

According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 148,296 confirmed. The centre also stated that 124,483 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 1,777 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigeria as of Tuesday night, 16 February is 22,036

Since the outbreak of the virus in Nigeria, Lagos state had been the epicenter, however, no new cases were recorded in Lagos according to the latest update.

Taking to it’s Twitter page, NCDC tweets: “1368 new cases;

Anambra-344
Oyo-172
FCT-148
Benue-107
Rivers-95
Ogun-59
Ondo-56
Ebonyi-53
Kaduna-52
Plateau-46
Kwara-36
Enugu-30
Akwa Ibom-26
Osun-22
Edo-20
Abia-17
Kano-16
Borno-15
Cross River-10
Delta-8
Gombe-8
Imo-7
Ekiti-5
Sokoto-4
Jigawa-3
Bayelsa-3
Nasarawa-3
Zamfara-3″

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