The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 542 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 152,616.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Monday.

Nigeria also recorded 23 COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 1,862.

“On the 22nd of February 2021, 542 new confirmed cases and 23 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 152616 cases have been confirmed, 129300 cases have been discharged and 1862 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 542 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos (99), Kwara (91), Ebonyi (48), Ogun (44), Kaduna (42), Oyo (33), Ondo (25), FCT (24), Kebbi (23), Osun (20), Ekiti (17), Nasarawa (12), Imo (11), Delta (10), Gombe (9), Kano (8), Katsina (7), Rivers (7), Edo (5), Plateau (4) and Bauchi (3),” the NCDC said.

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