The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 571 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 153,187.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday.
Nigeria also recorded 12 COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 1,874.
“571 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-170 Ogun-65 FCT-45 Kwara-34 Abia-32 Enugu-32 Kano-25 Oyo-22 Ondo-21 Rivers-19 Kaduna-19 Benue-18 Bayelsa-12 Kebbi-12 Nasarawa-11 Akwa Ibom-9 Delta-8 Ekiti-6 Niger-5 Bauchi-3 Imo-3.”
Our discharges today include 214 community recoveries in Lagos State, 61 in FCT and 11 in Benue State managed in line with guidelines.— NCDC (@NCDCgov) February 23, 2021
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet pic.twitter.com/E4Q8ONKgOa