Posted on Thu 21 Jan 2021, 05:52 AM

Nigeria has recorded 1386 new cases of the novel Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 114,691.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NDC) disclosed this in a late night tweet on Wednesday.

The Centre while giving details of the new cases said, revealed that the country unfortunately recorded 14 new COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours under review.

The Health Agency said the new cases were reported from 22 states including the Federal Capital Territory FCT.

According to the NCDC, Lagos continued to top the daily chart with 476 cases, followed by Rivers, FCT and Kaduna state with 163, 116 and 114 new infections respectively.

Other states with cases include,  Oyo-68 Plateau-62 Ogun-56 Imo-55 Osun-55 Edo-51 Anambra-50 Kwara-44 Kano-17 Ebonyi-14 Cross River-10 Delta-10 Jigawa-8 Bayelsa-6 Ekiti-6 Borno-2 Taraba-2 Zamfara-1.

NCDC said till date, 114,691infections have been confirmed, 92,336 treated and discharged and 1478 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

NCDC said that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, was coordinating response activities nationwide.


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