COVID-19 In Nigeria: There Were 163 New Confirmed Cases and Six New Deaths Recorded On Tuesday, January 18.
In the latest health news in Nigeria, there have been six new additional COVID-19-related deaths in Nigeria. This brings the total number of deaths to 3116.
Lagos State recorded the highest number of COVID-19 in Nigeria cases. 13 states recorded about 163 new cases.
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) reported this on Wednesday, January 19.
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The record of 21 COVID-19 related deaths reported on December 25, 2021, remains the highest in recent time.
Lagos State leads with a record of 59 new cases.
The FCT follows with a record of 33 confirmed new cases.
Delta State follows with a distant record of 16 new cases.
See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Tuesday, January 18.
Lagos – 59.
FCT – 33.
Delta – 16.
Kaduna – 13.
Gombe – 12.
Osun – 12.
Ogun – 4.
Ekiti – 3.
Oyin – 3.
Rivers – 3.
Borno – 2.
Imo – 2.
Nasarawa – 1.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said these new cases increased the number of cases to 251, 341.
The total number of deaths is currently 3,116.
Active cases: 23,286.
However, the NCDC reports a record of 224,939 COVID-19 patients who have recovered and have been discharged.
Again, the agency has lauded the activities of the National Emergency Operations Centre.
It added that a multi-sectoral National Emergency Operations Centre activated at Level 2 had coordinated the national response.