Nigeria has recorded 131 new cases of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on its verified Twitter handle yesterday March 22, 2021. This, therefore, brings the total number of infections in Nigeria is 161,868 . Furthermore, there are now 148,125 discharged cases. Meanwhile, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory recorded 2030 deaths.
Breakdown of new cases: Lagos-64 Rivers-12 Kaduna-11 Plateau-9 Jigawa-8 Bayelsa-6 Ondo-5 Ebonyi-4 FCT-4 Osun-4 Borno-1 Kano-1 Ogun-1 Oyo-1