643 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, February 8, 2021.
643 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,673 deaths pic.twitter.com/X3pTXJV5jp
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) February 8, 2021
According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Oyo recorded 88 new cases, the highest for the day.
Other states with new cases include Lagos-86, Rivers-55, Edo-54, Akwa Ibom-53, Adamawa-52, Plateau-45, Kaduna-41, FCT-34, Kwara-27, Benue-20, Kano-19, Delta-18, Nasarawa-16, Niger-15, Bayelsa-11, Borno-5, Bauchi-2, and Sokoto-2.
The agency also disclosed that they were 744 community recoveries in Lagos State, 100 in Rivers State, 78 in Plateau State, 72 in Kaduna State and 2 in Benue managed in line with guidelines.
Nigeria now has a total of 140,391 confirmed cases. 114,635 patients have been discharged so far with 1,673 deaths recorded.