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    Saturday, January 16, 2021

    Nigeria Records 1,598 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Deaths

    The latest statistics released on Saturday night by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control shows that the country recorded 1,598 new COVID-19 infections in 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

    NCDC added that 7 COVID-19 related fatalities were recorded, while 832 people were discharged after recovered from the disease, which includes 430 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines.

    The new cases confirmed by the health agency took the country’s tally of COVID-19 infections to 108,943.

    Lagos topped the list with 461 infections, followed by FCT with 206, Plateau with 197 and Rivers with 167 cases.

    Other states with new COVID-19 infections are Kaduna-116, Anambra-53, Ogun-49, Ebonyi-47, Edo-42, Sokoto-32, Imo-31, Katsina-31, Oyo-30, Akwa Ibom-27, Delta-16, Kano-16, Abia-15, Niger-15, Ondo-11, Bayelsa-10, Borno-9, Kebbi-8, Ekiti-7 and  Jigawa-1

    On the 16th of January 2021, 1,598 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

    Till date, 108,943 cases have been confirmed, 85,367 cases have been discharged and 1,420 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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