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“170 In Lagos, 65 In Ogun” – Nigeria Records 571 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 153,187

571 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 571 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 153,187.

"170 In Lagos, 65 In Ogun" - Nigeria Records 571 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 153,187 1

The NCDC made this known on Tuesday 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 23rd of February 2021, 571 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.

“The 571 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos (170), Ogun (65), FCT (45), Kwara (34), Abia (32), Enugu (32), Kano (25), Oyo (22), Ondo (21), Rivers (19), Kaduna (19), Benue (18), Bayelsa (12), Kebbi (12), Nasarawa (11), Akwa Ibom (9), Delta (8), Ekiti (6), Niger (5), Bauchi (3) and Imo (3).

“Till date, 153187 cases have been confirmed, 129943 cases have been discharged and 1874 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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See the breakdown of cases by state below:

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