Nigeria has recorded 655 new cases of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on its verified Twitter handle yesterday, February 24, 2021. Therefore, the total number of infections in Nigeria is 153,842. Furthermore, there are now 130,818 discharged cases. Meanwhile, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory have recorded 1,885 deaths.
Breakdown of the 655 new cases reported from 21 states; ; Lagos-240 Ogun-88 Rivers-56 FCT-51 Kaduna-43 Kano-25 Plateau-21 Taraba-19 Edo-17 Abia15 Delta-13 Nasarawa-11 Akwa Ibom-10 Kwara-10 Oyo-10 Kebbi-9 Borno-5 Bayelsa-4 Gombe-4 Ekiti-2 Osun-2