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“28 In Lagos, 20 In Yobe” – Nigeria Records 96 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 162,178

96 new covid-19 cases were recorded in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 96 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 162,178.

"28 In Lagos, 20 In Yobe" - Nigeria Records 96 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 162,178 1

The NCDC made this known on Thursday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 15 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 24th of March 2021, 96 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.

“The 96 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (28), Yobe (20), Akwa Ibom (10), Cross River (9), Kaduna (6), Kano (5), Edo (4), Oyo (3), Plateau (3), Jigawa (2), Osun (2), Borno (1), Nasarawa (1), Rivers (1), and Sokoto (1).

“Till date, 162178 cases have been confirmed, 148726 cases have been discharged and 2031 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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