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General News of Monday, 8 March 2021

Source: lindaikejisblog

269 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

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269 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday, March 7, 2021.

According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Enugu recorded 78 new cases, the highest for the day.

Other states with new cases include 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.

The agency also disclosed that they were 80 community recoveries in Kwara State.

Nigeria now has a total of 158,506 confirmed cases 137, 875 patients have been discharged so far with 1,969 deaths recorded.

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