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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: 542 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria confirmed

Nigeria has recorded an additional 542 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on Monday, 22 February 2021.

According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 152,616 confirmed. The centre also stated that 129,300 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 1,862 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigeria as of Monday night, 22 February is 21,454

Taking to it’s Twitter page, NCDC announced: β€œ542 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-99 Kwara-91 Ebonyi-48 Ogun-44 Kaduna-42 Oyo-33 Ondo-25 FCT-24 Kebbi-23 Osun-20 Ekiti-17 Nasarawa-12 Imo-11 Delta-10 Gombe-9 Kano-8 Katsina-7 Rivers-7 Edo-5 Plateau-4 Bauchi-3

152,616 confirmed, 129,300 discharged, 1,862 deaths.”

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