Nigeria records 576 new cases of COVID-19
As the battle against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 576 fresh cases of the deadly virus in 13 states and the federal capital territory, Abuja.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its daily update on Saturday, January 2, 2021.
According to the statistics released by the center, Lagos recorded 277 fresh cases, the highest for the day while the FCT recorded 90 fresh cases.
Other states with new cases include Oyo-51, Nasarawa-49, Sokoto-23, Anambra-14, Bauchi-11, Imo-11, Kano-11, Edo-10, Plateau-10, Ogun-9, Osun-5, Jigawa-3 and Rivers-2.
89,163 cases have been confirmed in Nigeria with 74,789 patients discharged so far.
1,302 deaths have so far been recorded.
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