The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,598 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 108,943.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Saturday.
“On the 16th of January 2021, 1598 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
‘Till date, 108943 cases have been confirmed, 85367 cases have been discharged and 1420 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 1598 new cases are reported from 24 states- Lagos (461), FCT (206), Plateau (197), Rivers (168), Kaduna (116), Anambra (53), Ogun (49), Ebonyi (47), Edo (42), Sokoto (32), Imo (31), Katsina (31), Oyo (30), Akwa Ibom (27), Delta (16), Kano (16), Abia (15), Niger (15), Ondo (11), Bayelsa (10), Borno (9), Kebbi (8), Ekiti (7), and Jigawa (1).” 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|
1598 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 16, 2021
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Nigeria records 1598 new COVID-19 cases, total now 108,943