The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,544 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 97,478.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday.
“On the 8th of January 2021, 1544 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 97478 cases have been confirmed, 78552 cases have been discharged and 1342 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 1544 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos (739), Plateau (168), FCT (153), Oyo (91), Nasarawa (90), Rivers (80), Kaduna (35), Edo (33), Kano (29), Ogun (21), Delta (19), Sokoto (16), Akwa Ibom (11), Ebonyi (11), Enugu (10), Osun (10), Niger (9), Bauchi (8), Kebbi (8), Katsina (2), and Taraba (1),” the NCDC said.
1544 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,342 deaths pic.twitter.com/gKOwQpoLJY
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 8, 2021
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