Nigeria’s COVID-19 Update: 1,303 New Cases, Total 224,299

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By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos

In Nigeria, 25 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja were infected with 1,303 new cases of Novel CoronaVirus disease (COVID-19) on Tuesday 26th January 2021.
The places that the global pandemic invaded were: Lagos 478, FCT 211, Nasarawa 83, Rivers 72, Kwara 42, Edo 36, Ondo 34, Benue 32, Kaduna 32, Katsina 26, Plateau 26, Kano 25, Taraba 25, Osun 22, Delta 21, Oyo 21, Niger 19, Sokoto 18, Ebonyi 17, Ekiti 14, Gombe 13, Ogun 12, Bauchi 11, Zamfara 8, Borno 4 and Jigawa 1.
As of end of Tuesday, Nigeria had recorded a total of 124,299 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections since the index case occurred in the country.
Out of the total, 99,276 patients who were afflicted with the virus had been treated and discharged from the nation’s COVID-19 isolation centres, while 1,522 persons have lost their lives to the disease to date, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on its twitter handle.
COVID-19 killed 15 patients in Nigeria on Tuesday.

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