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    Friday, March 5, 2021

    COVID-19: Nigeria Reports 371 New Infections

    At least 371 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Nigeria in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory in the last 24 hours. The nation witnessed an increase in coronavirus cases yesterday since last month. The total number of coronavirus cases in the nation till date stands at 158,042.

    Friday’s case count is lower than Thursday which saw 709 new infections.

    The deadly virus killed 3 more people on Friday, raising the nation death toll to 1,954.

    A total of 137,025 COVID-19 cases are considered resolved, including 690 recoveries and discharged in past 24 hours.

    Which include 204 community recoveries in Kwara State, 167 in Lagos State, 88 in Edo State and 60 in Osun State managed in line with guidelines.

    The number of active COVID-19 cases in the nation is now 19,063, down slightly from 19,385 on Thursday.

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC made this known via its official Twitter handle. 

    According to the data released by NCDC, Lagos reported the highest number of cases at 101, followed by Rivers with 54 and Anambra with 31 cases.

    Other states that saw double-digit increases were: Ebonyi-23, Imo-23, Kwara-22, Kano-20, Taraba-17, Akwa Ibom-16, FCT-15, Abia-13, Kaduna-13, Osun-5, Edo-4, Oyo-4, Kebbi-3, Ogun-3, Ekiti-2, Nasarawa-1 and Zamfara-1.

    NCDC noted that, data from Kwara State recorded over the last two days.

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