Nigeria’s COVID-19 Update: 1,386 New Cases, Total 114,691

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By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported that 21 states of Nigeria and its Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja were infected with 1,386 new cases of Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Wednesday 20th January 2021.
The following areas were attacked by the pandemic on Wednesday: Lagos 476, Rivers 163, FCT 116, Kaduna 114, 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 and Zamfara 1.
According to NCDC, as at the end of yesterday, Nigeria had had a total of 114,691 confirmed cases of the global virus since the index case was reported in the nation.
Out of the total, 92,336 persons who tested positive for the disease had been treated and discharged from the country’s COVID-19 isolation centres, while 1,478 deaths caused by the pandemic has occurred in the country to date.
COVID-19 caused the death of 14 patients in Nigeria on Wednesday, NCDC’s latest daily update indicated.

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