Nigeria Records 269 New Cases Of COVID-19, 230 Discharged And 5 Deaths On March 6

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 269 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria with 230 discharged and 5 deaths on Sunday, March 6.

Nigeria Records 269 New Cases Of COVID-19, 230 Discharged And 5 Deaths On March 6

Highlights

On the 7th of March 2021, 269 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria

Till date, 158506 cases have been confirmed, 137875 cases have been discharged and 1969 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory

The 269 new cases are reported from 19 states- Enugu (78), Bauchi (37), Rivers (22), Imo (18), Ogun (16), FCT (15), Akwa Ibom (13), Kaduna (13), Kebbi (11), Kwara (9), Edo(7), Ekiti (6), Borno (5), Yobe(5), Kano (4) Nasarawa (3), Osun (3), Anambra (2) and Plateau (2)

A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.

Below is the breakdown of the 269 new cases;

Enugu-78
Bauchi-37
Rivers-22
Imo-18
Ogun-16
FCT-15
Akwa Ibom-13
Kaduna-13
Kebbi-11
Kwara-9
Edo-7
Ekiti-6
Borno-5
Yobe-5
Kano-4
Nasarawa-3
Osun-3
Anambra-2
Plateau-2