COVID-19: Nigeria Confirmed Cases Exceeds 100,000, More Deaths Recorded
NCDC reported that the country sadly recorded eight additional deaths in the last 24 hours.
Nigeria has reported 1024 new COVID-19 infections in the country, bringing the nation's total confirmed cases to 100,087.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this via its verified Twitter account on Sunday night.
The health agency reported that the country sadly recorded eight additional deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the overall total deaths in the nation since the start of the pandemic to 1,358.
It added that the new infections were recorded in 16 States and the Federal Capital Territory, in the last 24 hours.
NCDC tweeted: ''On the 10th of January 2021, 1024 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
''Till date, 100,087 cases have been confirmed, 80030 cases have been discharged and 1358 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The 1024 new cases are reported from 17 states- Lagos (653), Plateau (63), Benue (48), Zamfara (45), FCT (42), Rivers (27), Ondo (26), Adamawa (26), Kaduna (22), Edo (18), Ogun (16), Imo (12), Kano (9), Yobe (6), Ekiti (5), Jigawa (4) and Osun (2).
1024 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 10, 2021
1,358 deaths pic.twitter.com/PJ5jeyBoS7
A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.