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“535 In Lagos, 183 In Plateau” – Nigeria Confirms 1624 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Rises To 137,654

1624 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,624 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 137,654.

"535 In Lagos, 183 In Plateau" - Nigeria Confirms 1624 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Rises To 137,654 1

The NCDC made this known on Friday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 23 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 5th of February 2021, 1624 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.

“The 1624 new cases are reported from 23 states- Lagos (535), Plateau (183), Osun (98), Akwa Ibom (85), FCT (83), Ondo (77), Nasarawa (72), Edo (69), Oyo (63), Rivers (52), Taraba (48), Ogun (44), Borno(31), Kwara (31), Ekiti (30), Benue (25), Kano (21), Niger (21), Kaduna (18), Abia (15), Delta (10), Bayelsa (7) and Zamfara (6).

Till date, 137654 cases have been confirmed, 111639 cases have been discharged and 1641 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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