The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 600 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 155,076.
The NCDC made this known on Friday 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 26th of February 2021, 600 new confirmed cases and 11 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.
“The 600 new cases are reported from 21 states – Lagos (169), Taraba (92), Ogun (65), Cross River (57), FCT (38), Rivers (28), Kwara (26), Akwa Ibom (25), Osun (21), Plateau (12), Borno (9), Gombe (9), Abia (8), Ebonyi (8), Ekiti (7), Kano (7), Delta (6), Oyo (6), Bauchi (3), Nasarawa (3), and Sokoto (1).
“Till date, 155076 cases have been confirmed, 132544 cases have been discharged and 1902 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
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See the breakdown of cases by state below;
Today's report include:
✅204 community recoveries in Lagos State, 124 in Kwara State, 121 in Osun State and 73 in Rivers State managed in line with guidelines.
✅Data from Taraba State recorded over the last two days.
A breakdown of cases by state via https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet pic.twitter.com/SqlC9kPjFE
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) February 26, 2021
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