COVID-19: Nigeria records 645 new infections, total now 151,553

February 20, 2021
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 645 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 151,553.

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

Nigeria also recorded 18 COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 1,831.

“On the 20th of February 2021, 645 new confirmed cases and 18 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 151553 cases have been confirmed, 128005 cases have been discharged and 1831 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 645 new cases are reported from 20 states- Lagos (282), Ogun (72), FCT (50), Kaduna (33), Osun (24), Imo (23), Abia (21), Borno (18), Oyo (17), Edo (15), Nasarawa (15), Taraba (14), Ekiti (11), Ondo (11), Plateau (11), Kano (10), Rivers (7), Delta (5), Bauchi (3), and Jigawa (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 54,447 2,404 51,659 384
FCT 18,980 7,091 11,750 139
Plateau 8,829 208 8,564 57
Kaduna 8,301 238 8,003 60
Oyo 6,627 965 5,556 106
Rivers 6,269 381 5,797 91
Edo 4,457 790 3,512 155
Ogun 4,028 546 3,436 46
Kano 3,646 204 3,342 100
Ondo 2,892 755 2,080 57
Kwara 2,737 786 1,903 48
Delta 2,508 700 1,744 64
Osun 2,283 649 1,589 45
Nasarawa 2,170 1,784 373 13
Katsina 2,022 45 1,950 27
Gombe 2,018 135 1,840 43
Enugu 1,966 123 1,814 29
Ebonyi 1,754 217 1,506 31
Anambra 1,615 500 1,096 19
Abia 1,440 62 1,360 18
Imo 1,426 217 1,184 25
Akwa Ibom 1,395 667 714 14
Borno 1,233 263 932 38
Bauchi 1,213 0 1,196 17
Benue 1,170 568 580 22
Niger 907 473 417 17
Sokoto 768 5 736 27
Ekiti 740 137 594 9
Bayelsa 733 37 670 26
Adamawa 725 435 262 28
Taraba 693 138 535 20
Jigawa 496 56 429 11
Kebbi 314 43 257 14
Cross River 267 32 223 12
Yobe 260 18 233 9
Zamfara 219 -4 215 8
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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