Nigeria records 917 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths
As the battle against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 917 new confirmed cases of the deadly virus and 9 deaths in 17 states and the federal capital territory, Abuja.
This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its official Twitter page in its daily update on the 3rd of January, 2021.
Till date, 90080 cases have been confirmed, 75044 cases have been discharged and 1311 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory
According to the states breakdown, FCT (222), Lagos (214), Kaduna (119), Plateau (92), Nasarawa (50), Oyo (41), Adamawa (33), Ondo (32), Abia (28), Ogun (19), Rivers (17), Kano (16), Yobe (14), Edo (8), Anambra (6), Ekiti (5) and Jigawa (1).
A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.
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