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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: 571 new cases confirmed

Nigeria has recorded an additional 571 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 Tuesday, 23 February 2021.

According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 153,187 confirmed. The centre also stated that 129,943 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 1,874 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigeria as of Tuesday night, 23 February is 21,370

Taking to it’s Twitter page, NCDC announced: “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-3 153,187 confirmed, 129,943 discharged, 1,874 deaths”

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