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Nigeria Records 101 New Cases Of COVID-19

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has reported 101 new cases of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Naija News reports that the new cases were reported in a post on the disease control agency’s Twitter handle on Saturday evening, March 27, 2021.

The newly reported cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 162,489 which includes 150,205 discharged cases and 2,041 deaths.

Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Lagos State having the highest number of cases with 32 followed by Abia State with 16 cases.

Lagos-32
Abia-16
Ebonyi-14
FCT-10
Bayelsa-6
Rivers-6
Bauchi-5
Jigawa-4
Oyo-3
Akwa Ibom-3
Osun-2

See the new cases below as shared on the NCDC Twitter handle.

Meanwhile, Super Eagles’ Alex Iwobi has tested positive for COVID-19 following mandatory tests taken alongside other players and staff members.

Naija News gathered that Iwobi will consequently be missing the 2021 AFCON qualifiers match against the Squirrels of Benin Republic coming up at 5 pm Saturday.

Source: Naija News

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