Nigeria records 1,588 new COVID-19 cases, total now 139,242

February 6, 2021
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,588 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 139,242.

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

“On the 6th of February 2021, 1588 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 139242 cases have been confirmed, 112557 cases have been discharged and 1647 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 1588 new cases are reported from 20 states- Lagos (535), 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),” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 51,663 6,439 44,889 335
FCT 17,796 6,204 11,465 127
Plateau 8,297 458 7,783 56
Kaduna 7,804 280 7,467 57
Oyo 5,900 1,654 4,157 89
Rivers 5,706 726 4,894 86
Edo 3,993 702 3,147 144
Ogun 3,553 431 3,078 44
Kano 3,300 407 2,803 90
Ondo 2,416 285 2,080 51
Delta 2,396 600 1,744 52
Kwara 2,069 474 1,554 41
Nasarawa 1,970 1,584 373 13
Katsina 1,901 32 1,842 27
Enugu 1,829 297 1,511 21
Osun 1,794 498 1,263 33
Gombe 1,770 187 1,541 42
Ebonyi 1,540 241 1,269 30
Abia 1,338 113 1,212 13
Anambra 1,271 918 334 19
Imo 1,194 266 910 18
Bauchi 1,164 3 1,144 17
Akwa Ibom 1,090 502 574 14
Borno 1,040 153 850 37
Benue 917 350 546 21
Niger 847 416 417 14
Sokoto 759 21 712 26
Bayelsa 695 35 636 24
Adamawa 673 405 240 28
Ekiti 634 131 494 9
Taraba 496 102 379 15
Jigawa 484 72 401 11
Kebbi 270 4 253 13
Yobe 241 34 199 8
Zamfara 215 12 195 8
Cross River 212 2 198 12
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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