Over 1,400 New COVID-19 Cases Reported For January 17 In Nigeria As Schools Resume Today

  • A total of 1,444 new cases of coronavirus disease were reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) last night
  • The new cases for Lagos state were staggering as 901 new daily cases were reported for The Centre of Excellence

Anambra had two new cases, while Kebbi had three, with a total of 21 states reporting new COVID-19 cases.

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For the 1444 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, the breakdown is given below:

  1. Lagos-901
  2. Plateau-136
  3. Kaduna-57
  4. FCT-54
  5. Ebonyi-53
  6. Akwa Ibom-52
  7. Nasarawa-32
  8. Osun-29
  9. Ogun-28
  10. Imo-16
  11. Oyo-16
  12. Edo-15
  13. Kano-14
  14. Rivers-10
  15. Ekiti-7
  16. Borno-6
  17. Abia-5
  18. Benue-4
  19. Yobe-4
  20. Kebbi-3
  21. Anambra-2

110,387 confirmed
89,317 discharged
1,435 deaths

The NCDC has advised all schools to ensure COVID-19 protocols are enforced upon resumption.

Some information were put out by NCDC in pictorial form to ensure the adherence to safety measures against coronavirus disease.

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