Nigeria Records 20 Deaths, 506 New COVID-19 Cases

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By Onyebuchi Ezigbo

Nigeria has recorded 20 deaths resulting from COVID-19 disease, with 506 new confirmed cases.

A daily statistical report on the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria posted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its website showed that on Sunday, February 7, 506 new confirmed cases and 20 deaths were recorded.

The report showed that till date, 139,748 cases have been confirmed, while 113,525 cases have been discharged and 1,667 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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), Lagos (22), Kaduna (14), Kano (14), Edo (13), Osun (11), Cross River (10), Yobe (9), Ekiti (7), Kebbi (6), Nasarawa (6), Oyo (5), and Jigawa (1).