The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 287 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.
Gistlover reports that the new cases were reported in a post on the disease control agency’s Twitter handle on Thursday night, March 11, 2021.
The newly reported cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 159,933 which includes 142,404 discharged cases and 2,001 deaths.
Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Lagos State having the highest number of cases with 107 followed by Kwara State with 26 cases.
Lagos-107, Kwara-26, Akwa Ibom-23, Bauchi-22, Ogun-21, Rivers-19, Kaduna-14, FCT-11, Abia-8, Edo-8, Ekiti-6, Kano-5, Gombe-4, Osun-4, Oyo-3, Plateau-3, Nasarawa-2, Delta-1.