The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 464 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 156,963.
The NCDC made this known on Wednesday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 22 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
“On the 3rd of March 2021, 464 new confirmed cases and 16 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.
“The 464 new cases are reported from 22 states – Lagos (131), Kaduna (69), Akwa Ibom (33), Imo (31), Katsina (30), Kano (26), Ondo (23), Yobe (20), FCT (18), Ogun (13), Rivers (12), Kebbi (11), Ekiti (9), Osun (6), Oyo (6), Borno (5), Gombe (5), Plateau (5), Edo (4), Abia (3), Delta (3) and Zamfara (1).
“Till date, 156963 cases have been confirmed, 135831 cases have been discharged and 1939 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 includes:
✅229 community recoveries in Lagos State, 144 in Imo State and 45 in Akwa Ibom State
✅3 previously confirmed cases in Nasarawa State omitted from the cumulative report
A breakdown of cases by state via https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet pic.twitter.com/cYVEpJd03z
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 4, 2021
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