506 new COVID-19 infections take Nigeria’s total caseload to 139,748. Deaths, recoveries updated

February 8, 2021
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Nigeria on Sunday recorded 506 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new covid 19 cases were recorded in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,667 as of Sunday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 139,748.

However, Nigeria has recorded 113,525 recoveries since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country last year.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Ondo (90), Kwara (89), Rivers (53), Borno (45), Gombe (32), FCT (28), Imo (26), Ogun (25), Lagos (22), and Kaduna (14).

Others are – Kano (14), Edo (13), Osun (11), Cross River (10), Yobe (9), Ekiti (7), Kebbi (6), Nasarawa (6), Oyo (5), and Jigawa (1).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 139,748.

“Discharged: 113,525 AND Deaths: 1,667.”

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