NCDC Confirms 1204 New COVID-19 Cases, 655 Recoveries, 7 Casualties


NCDC Confirms 1204 New COVID-19 Cases, 655 Recoveries, 7 CasualtiesNigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday, January 4 announced 1204 new coronavirus confirmed infections, 655 discharged patients and 7 casualties.

The public health agency said that the new cases were reported in 20 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The breakdown of the new cases are as follows; Lagos-654, FCT-200, Plateau-60, Kaduna-54, Kano-40, Rivers-30, Edo-28, Nasarawa-25, Kebbi-19, Bauchi-18, Oyo-13, Akwa Ibom-12, Bayelsa-11, Ogun-11, Delta-9, Abia-8, Benue-5, Imo-3, Borno-2, Sokoto-1 and Osun-1.

It noted that with the latest infections, the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country now stand at 91,351 from 90,080.

With the new toll also, figures of successfully treated patients moved from 75,044 to 75,699.

A total of 1,318 deaths have now been recorded thus far in Nigeria as 7 new casualties were reported yesterday.

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