Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 116,655 as NCDC confirms 1,964 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,964 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 116,655.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Thursday.

“On the 21st of January 2021, 1964 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 116655 cases have been confirmed, 93646 cases have been discharged and 1485 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory

“The 1964 new cases are reported from 24 states- Lagos (824), FCT (246), Plateau (166), Kaduna (128), Ogun (76), Nasarawa (74), Anambra (69), Edo (50), Rivers (45), Ondo (44), Niger (40), Oyo (38), Adamawa (35), Kano (31), Akwa Ibom (27), Gombe (19), Kwara (13), Ekiti (12), Delta (6), Kebbi (6), Bauchi (5), Ebonyi (4), Osun (3), and Zamfara (3),” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos43,2518,51134,457283
FCT15,2714,27810,875118
Plateau7,1246536,41952
Kaduna6,6316595,91656
Oyo4,8847234,09071
Rivers4,6817553,85076
Edo3,4364252,878133
Ogun3,0604752,54639
Kano2,6843252,28673
Delta2,1563671,73752
Ondo2,1531072,00046
Kwara1,7542931,42437
Katsina1,723521,64427
Enugu1,6442481,37521
Gombe1,5372231,27242
Nasarawa1,4101,07232513
Osun1,3212401,05427
Ebonyi1,3022001,07230
Abia1,1341091,01411
Bauchi1,112361,05917
Imo91212277317
Borno8709074436
Akwa Ibom72526045510
Benue69416351318
Sokoto6778656526
Anambra63428033420
Bayelsa6255954323
Adamawa60834423826
Niger58716041314
Ekiti491574268
Jigawa4373938711
Taraba2967121312
Kebbi2675120313
Yobe21161978
Cross River179116612
Zamfara16941605
Kogi5032

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