Nigeria Records 1,588 New Cases Of COVID-19, Six More Deaths

February 7, 2021
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Nigeria on Saturday recorded 1,588 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The disease control agency also added that six more persons had died from the virus.

To date, 139,242 cases have been recorded across the country; 112,557 of those cases have been successfully treated and discharged, while 1,647 have died.


Saturday’s new cases were reported from 20 states, with Lagos (535), the country’s epicentre for the virus, leading the pack.

Other regions with new cases include Anambra (218), Oyo (155), FCT (150), Kano (124), Gombe (60), Kaduna (49), Ebonyi (48), Plateau (46), Akwa Ibom (39), Niger (37), Edo (33), Katsina (23), Rivers (18), Taraba (15), Nasarawa (14), Ogun (11), Delta (9), Ekiti (2), and Jigawa (2).

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