20 Die Of COVID-19 In 24 Hours

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Nigeria recorded 20 new COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported.

This is as the country recorded 506 confirmed cases of the pandemic, bringing the total number to 139,748 cases.

NCDC tweeted on Sunday ”On the 7th of February 2021, 506 new confirmed cases and 20 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

According to the health agency, ”The 506 new cases are reported from 20 states- Ondo (90), Kwara (89), Rivers (53), Borno (45), Gombe (32), FCT (28), Imo (26), Ogun (25), and Lagos (22).

Others are Kaduna (14), Kano (14), Edo (13), Osun (11), Cross River (10), Yobe (9), Ekiti (7), Kebbi (6), Nasarawa (6), Oyo (5), and Jigawa (1).

So far, it wrote ”Till date, 139748 cases have been confirmed, 113525 cases have been discharged and 1667 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

”A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.’’