The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,617 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 112,004.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Monday.
“On the 18th of January 2021, 1617 new confirmed cases and 14 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 112004 cases have been confirmed, 89939 cases have been discharged and 1449 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 1617 new cases are reported from 18 states- Lagos (776), Kaduna (147) Kwara (131), FCT (102), Plateau (78), Edo (59), Ogun (53), Osun (45), Rivers (37), Taraba (36), Nasarawa (34), Adamawa (33), Kano (26), Delta (20), Ebonyi (16), Bayelsa (11), Gombe(11) and Borno (2).
“Our discharges today includes 289 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines,” 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|
1,617 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,449 deaths pic.twitter.com/mXAJHlCEhw
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 18, 2021
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