Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections hit 114,691

Nigeria’s COVID-19 caseload is now 114,691 from 1,198,758 samples tested, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The COVID-19 death toll in the West African country is now 1,478 as at January 21st, 2021.

According to the data supplied by the NCDC on its websites, there were 14 new deaths from eight states. Lagos, Edo and Oyo recorded 3 deaths each. Rivers, Kano, Kwara, Imo and Taraba recorded one death each.

The NCDC also announced 1,386 cases for Wednesday, more than the 1,301 of the previous day.

However, Lagos is carrying the heaviest burden of new infections, with 476 cases reported.

Rivers was next with 163 and the FCT Abuja reported 116 cases.

Kaduna logged 114 cases, Oyo 68, Plateau 62.

Here is the breakdown of cases for 20 January:

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
Zamfara-1

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