The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,444 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 110,387.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Sunday.
“On the 17th of January 2021, 1444 new confirmed cases and 15 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 110387 cases have been confirmed, 89317 cases have been discharged and 1435 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
‘The 1444 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos (901), Plateau (136), Kaduna (57), FCT (54), Ebonyi (53), Akwa Ibom (52), Nasarawa (32), Osun (29), Ogun (28), Imo (16), Oyo (16), Edo (15), Kano (14), Rivers (10), Ekiti (7), Borno (6), Abia (5), Benue (4), Yobe (4), Kebbi (3), and Anambra (2),” the NCDC said.
See the breakdown of cases by state below;
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
1444 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,435 deaths pic.twitter.com/ZGkyb3bJC5
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 17, 2021
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Nigeria records 1444 new COVID-19 cases, total now 110,387