COVID-19 In Nigeria Update: There Were 123 New Confirmed Cases and Six New Deaths Recorded On Thursday, January 20.
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 3123.
Edo State recorded the highest number of COVID-19 in Nigeria cases. 12 states recorded about 123 new cases.
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) reported this on Friday, January 21.
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The record of 21 COVID-19 related deaths reported on December 25, 2021, remains the highest in recent time.
Edo State leads with a record of 38 new cases.
Osun State follows with a record of 25 confirmed new cases.
Rivers State follows with a close record of 22 new cases.
See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Thursday, January 20.
Edo – 38.
Osun – 25.
Rivers – 22.
Kaduna – 12.
Oyo – 10.
Kwara – 6.
Ogun – 3.
Bauchi – 2.
Kano – 2.
Borno – 1.
Delta – 1.
Ekiti – 1.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said these new cases increased the number of cases to 251, 694.
The total number of deaths is currently 3,123.
Active cases: 23,116.
However, the NCDC reports a record of 225,445 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.