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“41 In Lagos, 20 In Imo” – Nigeria Confirms 135 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 161,409

135 new covid-19 cases were recorded in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 135 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 161,409.

"41 In Lagos, 20 In Imo" - Nigeria Confirms 135 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 161,409 1

The NCDC made this known on Thursday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 16 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 18th of March 2021, 135 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.

“The 135 new cases are reported from 16 states – Lagos (41), Imo (20), Ogun (14), FCT (10), Kebbi (11), Rivers (10), Akwa Ibom (8), Plateau (4), Ebonyi (3), Kaduna (3), Kano (3), Osun (3), Oyo (2), Ekiti (1), Gombe (1), and Nasarawa (1).

“Till date, 161409 cases have been confirmed, 146890 cases have been discharged and 2027 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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