COVID-19: Nigeria Records 1,204 New Infections As Total Exceeds 90,000
NCDC revealed that the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country now stand at 91,351.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1204 new COVID-19 infections in Nigeria.
NCDC made the announcement on its verified Twitter handle on Monday night.
It noted that with the latest infections, the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country now stand at 91,351.
The public health agency said that the new cases were reported in 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
NCDC tweeted: ''On the 4th of January 2021, 1204 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
''Till date, 91351 cases have been confirmed, 75699 cases have been discharged and 1318 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
1204 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 4, 2021
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The 1195 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos (654), FCT (200), Plateau (60), Kaduna (54), Kano (40), Rivers (30), Edo (28), Nasarawa (25), Kebbi (19), Bauchi (18), Oyo (13), Akwa Ibom (12), Bayelsa(11), Ogun (11), Delta (9), Abia (8), Benue(5), Imo (3), Borno (2), Sokoto (1) and Osun (1).
The NCDC further said it recorded seven additional COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours.