Nigeria Records 1,664 New COVID-19 Cases – Lagos 642African News, Featured, Latest News, News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Thursday, January 7th, 2021
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria recorded 1,664 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 94,369. the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said.
The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Wednesday.
reports that the daily increase was a new record and considerably higher than Tuesday’s 1,354 confirmed cases.
It said that 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded the new infections with Lagos having the highest number of cases with 642.
The FCT, the centre said, recorded 407 new cases while Plateau recorded 160 new cases.
Also, it said Kaduna State recorded 83 new infections while Rivers State recorded 62.
Others state are Adamawa-47, Nasarawa-38, Abia-29, Edo-28, Anambra-27, Niger-24, Ogun-24, Imo-15, Oyo-14, Kano-12, Osun-12, Borno-nine, Delta-seven, Enugu-seven, Bauchi-five, Ekiti-five, Sokoto-five and Jigawa-two.
The centre also said that Nigeria recorded 77,299 recoveries and 1,318 fatalities.
The NCDC said that there are now 14,990 active COVID-19 cases.
The cenre, however, said that in the last 24 hours, 903 recoveries were recorded.
It noted that the discharges included 388 community recoveries in Lagos State, 261 in Kaduna State, 87 in Plateau State and 20 in Imo managed in line with its guidelines.
The NCDC also said that Nigeria recorded five deaths in the past 24 hours.
The agency has said that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre, activated at Level III, is coordinating response activities nationwide.
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