Nigeria records almost 2,000 new COVID cases; Highest single-day record

With almost 2,000 new cases on Friday, Nigeria hit a new record on its daily count of coronavirus infections.

A total of 1,867 new cases were confirmed in 23 states and the federal capital territory, according to the update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for January 15, 2021.

The new figure is the country’s highest number of new positive samples confirmed within a 24-hour period.

Before Friday, the highest number was 1,664 new cases recorded on January 6 — as of this date, the total number of infections stood at 94,369.

See figures below: 

Lagos-713
Plateau-273
FCT-199
Kaduna-117
Oyo-79
Enugu-58
Ondo-53
Kano-49
Sokoto-43
Ogun-37
Osun-37
Nasarawa-36
Rivers-28
Benue-24
Delta-24
Niger-24
Gombe-18
Edo-15
Taraba-12
Bayelsa-10
Ekiti-9
Borno-6
Zamfara-2
Jigawa-1

 

 

– The Cable

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