Nigeria has recorded 479 new cases of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on its verified Twitter handle yesterday, March 2, 2021. Therefore, the total number of infections in Nigeria is 156,496. Furthermore, there are now 134,551 discharged cases. Meanwhile, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory have recorded 1,923 deaths.
Breakdown of the 479 new cases reported from 21 states; Lagos-153 Enugu-75 Rivers-50 FCT-40 Kaduna-18 Ebonyi-17 Plateau-17 Edo-17 Borno-16 Oyo-12 Kano-11 Abia-10 Cross River-10 Taraba-9 Nasarawa-7 Bauchi-4 Bayelsa-3 Delta-3 Ekiti-2 Niger-2 Ogun-2 Akwa Ibom-1