1598 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

On the 16th of January 2021, Nigeria recorded 1598 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, 832 discharged and 7 deaths.

According NCDC, The 1598 new cases are reported from 24 states- Lagos being the highest with (461), followed by FCT (206), Plateau (197), Rivers (168), Kaduna (116), Anambra (53), Ogun (49), Ebonyi (47), Edo (42), Sokoto (32), Imo (31), Katsina (31), Oyo (30), Akwa Ibom (27), Delta (16), Kano (16), Abia (15), Niger (15), Ondo (11), Bayelsa (10), Borno (9), Kebbi (8), Ekiti (7), and Jigawa (1)

So far, 108943 cases have been confirmed, 85367 cases have been discharged and 1420 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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