Concerns As Over 1,300 New Cases Of COVID-19 Reported In Nigeria

  • There are growing concerns among some Nigerians following the numbers rolled out by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on new cases of coronavirus disease for Tuesday, January 5
  • No fewer than 1,354 persons were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, as reports confirmed

The over 1,300 new daily cases are the highest this week and a record high since NCDC began its daily COVID-19 Nigeria update.

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Lagos, the epicentre of coronavirus disease in the country accounted for over 51% of new cases.

From the 1354 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, a breakdown on a state by state basis and numbers are presented below:

  • Lagos-712
  • FCT-145
  • Plateau-117
  • Kwara-81
  • Kaduna-54
  • Sokoto-39
  • Oyo-38
  • Rivers-37
  • Gombe-21
  • Enugu-20
  • Akwa Ibom-16
  • Bauchi-14
  • Delta-14
  • Ebonyi-13
  • Anambra-9
  • Taraba-8
  • Edo-8
  • Kano-3
  • Osun-2
  • Ekiti-2
  • Ogun-1

In Nigeria so far, 92,705 confirmed cases in toal; 76,396 persons discharged and 1,319 deaths recorded.

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