The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 685 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 131,242.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Sunday.
“On the 31st of January 2021, 685 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 131242 cases have been confirmed, 104989 cases have been discharged and 1586 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 685 new cases are reported from 16 states- Lagos (355), Kaduna (58), Nasarawa (46), Kano (40), Akwa Ibom (33), Katsina (26), Ogun (25), Osun (21), Rivers (16), Edo (15), Oyo (13), Ondo (12), Borno (11), Ekiti (9), Kebbi (3), and Plateau (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|
685 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,586 deaths pic.twitter.com/a6CiCJKOQ9
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 31, 2021
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NIgeria records 685 new COVID-19 cases as total rises to 131,242