Nigeria has recorded 464 new cases of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on its verified Twitter handle yesterday, March 3, 2021. Therefore, the total number of infections in Nigeria is 156,963 . Furthermore, there are now 135,831 discharged cases. Meanwhile, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory have recorded 1,939 deaths.
Breakdown of the 479 new cases reported from 22 states; Lagos-131 Kaduna-69 Akwa Ibom-33 Imo-31 Katsina-30 Kano-26 Ondo-23 Yobe-20 FCT-18 Ogun-13 Rivers-12 Kebbi-11 Ekiti-9 Osun-6 Oyo-6 Borno-5 Gombe-5 Plateau-5 Edo-4 Abia-3 Delta-3 Zamfara-1