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“240 In Lagos, 88 In Ogun” – Nigeria Confirms 655 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 153,842

655 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 11 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 655 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 153,842.

"240 In Lagos, 88 In Ogun" - Nigeria Confirms 655 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 153,842 1

The NCDC made this known on Wednesday 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 24th of February 2021, 655 new confirmed cases and 11 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.

“The 655 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos (240), Ogun (88), Rivers (56), FCT (51), Kaduna (43), Kano (25), Plateau (21), Taraba (19), Edo (17), Abia (15), Delta (13), Nasarawa (11), Akwa Ibom (10), Kwara (10), Oyo (10), Kebbi (9), Borno (5), Bayelsa (4), Gombe (4), Ekiti (2), and Osun (2).

Till date, 153842 cases have been confirmed, 130818 cases have been discharged and 1885 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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