Nigeria’s COVID-19 Update: 542 New Cases, Total 152,616

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By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos

There were 542 new cases of Novel CoronaVirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria on Monday 21st February 2021.
The pandemic spread across 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as follows: 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.
As of the end of Monday, a total of 152,616 confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic had been reported in Nigeria since the index case occurred in the country.
Out of the total, 129,300 people who were infected with the worldwide virus had been treated and discharged from the nation’s COVID-19 isolation centres, while 1,862 deaths had been recorded in the country to date.
COVID-19 killed 23 persons in Nigeria on Monday.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported on Monday that there were 193 community recoveries in Lagos State and 113 community recoveries in Kwara State managed in line with guidelines.

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