COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,368 new infections, 16 deaths

February 16, 2021
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,368 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 148,296.

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

Nigeria also recorded 16 COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 1,777.

“On the 16th of February 2021, 1368 new confirmed cases and 16 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 148296 cases have been confirmed, 124483 cases have been discharged and 1777 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 1368 new cases are reported from 28 states- Anambra (344), Oyo (172), FCT (148), Benue (107), Rivers (95), Ogun (59), Ondo (56), Ebonyi (53), Kaduna (52), Plateau (46), Kwara (36), Enugu (30), Akwa Ibom (26), Osun (22), Edo (20), Abia (17), Kano (16), Borno (15), Cross River (10), Delta (8) Gombe (8), Imo (7), Ekiti (5), Sokoto (4), Jigawa (3), Bayelsa (3), Nasarawa (3), and Zamfara (3),” 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 53,292 3,108 49,810 374
FCT 18,741 6,868 11,735 138
Plateau 8,737 269 8,412 56
Kaduna 8,158 316 7,784 58
Oyo 6,498 883 5,510 105
Rivers 6,098 396 5,614 88
Edo 4,343 852 3,339 152
Ogun 3,805 374 3,385 46
Kano 3,536 258 3,183 95
Ondo 2,824 687 2,080 57
Kwara 2,675 824 1,803 48
Delta 2,489 693 1,744 52
Osun 2,190 629 1,518 43
Nasarawa 2,123 1,737 373 13
Katsina 2,017 58 1,932 27
Enugu 1,954 171 1,754 29
Gombe 1,951 92 1,816 43
Ebonyi 1,754 256 1,467 31
Anambra 1,615 500 1,096 19
Imo 1,358 225 1,113 20
Abia 1,355 31 1,307 17
Akwa Ibom 1,294 630 650 14
Bauchi 1,207 12 1,178 17
Borno 1,202 232 932 38
Benue 1,162 588 552 22
Niger 895 464 417 14
Sokoto 767 9 732 26
Adamawa 725 435 262 28
Bayelsa 722 53 644 25
Ekiti 702 124 569 9
Taraba 584 141 426 17
Jigawa 492 58 423 11
Kebbi 306 35 257 14
Yobe 260 18 233 9
Cross River 242 14 216 12
Zamfara 218 0 210 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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