COVID-19: Nigeria records 634 new cases


Nigeria has recorded 634 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 154,476.

This was contained in a report published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The new cases were recorded in 22 states. Lagos state leads with 259 new infections.

The NCDC also added that 6 deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours.

According to the agency, “On the 25th of February 2021, 634 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 154,476 cases have been confirmed, 131,699 cases have been discharged and 1891 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“Our discharges today include 236 community recoveries in Lagos State and 79 community recoveries in Imo State managed in line with guidelines.

“The 634 new cases are reported from 22 states- Lagos (259), Osun (45), Edo (38), Ogun (35), FCT (33), Anambra (26), Imo (24), Ondo (24), Akwa Ibom (20), Plateau (20), Abia (19), Kaduna (19), Ebonyi (17), Borno (10), Rivers (10), Kano (9), Delta (8), Kebbi (7), Nasarawa (4) Oyo (3), Enugu (2) and Ekiti (2).

“A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.”

 Zainab Sa’id

Source NCDC
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