COVID-19: NCDC Reports 542 New Infections, 23 Fatalities

COVID-19: NCDC Reports 542 New Infections, 23 Fatalities
NCDC Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu
  • Total cases confirmed – 152,616
  • Total cases discharged – 129,300
  • Total deaths recorded – 1,862

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria has recorded a total of 152,616 COVID-19 cases.

In its latest case update dated February 22, the NCDC reports 542 new infections and 23 deaths resulting from COVID-19 complications.

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The new infections were recorded in 21 states — 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 and Bauchi-3

Eko Hot Blog gathers that out of the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria, 128,619 cases have been discharged while the death toll stands at 1,862.