Nigeria records 269 new Covid-19 cases, total now 158,506

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 269 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 158,506.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Sunday.

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

“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.

“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),” the NCDC said.

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