COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 1,303 New Cases

Nigeria has recorded 1,303 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 124,299.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this via its official Twitter handle.

According to the tweet, the 1,303 new cases were from 26 states. Lagos reported the highest number of cases with 478 new cases while the nation’s Federal Capital Territory was second with 211 and Jigawa State had the lowest with 1 new case.

“Lagos- FCT-211 Nasarawa-83 Rivers-72 Kwara-42 Edo-36 Ondo-34 Benue-32 Kaduna-32 Katsina-26 Plateau-26 Kano-25 Taraba-25 Osun-22 Delta-21 Oyo-21 Niger-19 Sokoto-18 Ebonyi-17 Ekiti-14 Gombe-13 Ogun-12 Bauchi-11 Zamfara-8 Borno-4 Jigawa-1”

The NCDC also twitted that as of 26 January, 124,299 cases had been confirmed, 99,276 cases treated and discharged, while 1,522 deaths were recorded.


Source: Voice of Nigeria