Corona Virus Disease in Nigeria Hits 161,651 confirmed cases

As of March 20th, 2021, 1.68 million tests had been completed, compared to 1.6 million tests the day before.
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COVID-19 Update in Nigeria

According to the latest data presented by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, the spread of novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria continues to be on the rise, with 161,651 confirmed cases.

In Nigeria, 112 new confirmed cases were recorded on March 20, 2021.

In 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, 161,651 cases have been confirmed, 147,775 cases have been discharged, and 2,030 deaths have been reported.

As of March 20th, 2021, 1.68 million tests had been completed, compared to 1.6 million tests the day before.

COVID-19 Case Updates- 20th March 2021,

According to the NCDC,

 The 130 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos (35), FCT (22), Ondo (17), Kaduna (9), Ebonyi (9), Bauchi (6), Kebbi (4), Delta (2), Osun (2), Jigawa (2), Borno (1), Edo (1), Kano (1), and Nassarawa (1).

Meanwhile, the latest numbers bring Lagos state total confirmed cases to 57,210, followed by Abuja (19,525), Plateau (9,006), Kaduna (8,848), Rivers (6,852), Oyo (6,823), Edo (4,867), Ogun (4,610), Kano (3,881), Ondo (3,129), Kwara (3,067), Delta (2,597), Osun (2,506), Nasarawa (2,315), Enugu (2,221), Katsina (2,082), Gombe (2,025), Ebonyi (1,976), Anambra (1,909), Akwa Ibom (1,733), and Abia (1,649).

Imo State has recorded 1,639 cases, Bauchi (1,482), Borno (1,324), Benue (1,188), Adamawa (942), Niger (930), Taraba (910), Ekiti (857), Bayelsa (863), Sokoto (773), Jigawa (501), Kebbi (438), Cross River (357), Yobe (293), Zamfara (231), while Kogi state has recorded 5 cases only.