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“78 In Enugu, 37 In Bauchi” – Nigeria Records 269 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 158,506

269 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 269 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 158,506.

"78 In Enugu, 37 In Bauchi" - Nigeria Records 269 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 158,506 1

The NCDC made this known on Sunday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 19 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 7th of March 2021, 269 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.

“The 269 new cases are reported from 19 states – Enugu (78), Bauchi (37), Rivers (22), Imo (18), Ogun (16), FCT (15), Akwa Ibom (13), Kaduna (13), Kebbi (11), Kwara (9), Edo(7), Ekiti (6), Borno (5), Yobe(5), Kano (4) Nasarawa (3), Osun (3), Anambra (2) and Plateau (2).

“Till date, 158506 cases have been confirmed, 137875 cases have been discharged and 1969 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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