COVID-19: Nigeria Records More Deaths With 1,398 New Infections
NCDC has confirmed nine new deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the nation’s death toll to 1,382.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 1,398 new COVID-19 infections in the country.
The health agency disclosed this via its verified Twitter account on Wednesday night.
The centre also confirmed nine new deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the nation’s death toll to 1,382.
It added that the new infections were recorded from 22 States and the Federal Capital Territory, in the last 24 hours.
It disclosed that Lagos recorded the highest toll with 542 cases followed by FCT 131.
NCDC tweeted: ''On the 13th of January 2021, 1398 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
''Till date, 103999 cases have been confirmed, 82555 cases have been discharged and 1382 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The 1398 new cases are reported from 23 states- Lagos (542), FCT (131), Oyo (120), Rivers (113), Plateau (111), Kaduna (71), Kwara (71), Akwa Ibom (34), Sokoto (31), Benue (28), Ogun (27), Kano (26), Kebbi (17), Osun (12), Nasarawa (11), Delta (10), Gombe (10), Bayelsa (9), Borno (9), Edo (8), Ekiti (3), Jigawa (2), and Katsina (2).
1398 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 13, 2021