Covid-19: Nigeria Sets New Daily Record

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Covid-19: Nigeria Sets New Daily Record.

NCDC reports its highest infections of almost 2,000 new cases in a single day. Nigeria sets a new COVID-19 record on Friday.

According to the figures from the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday, January 15, 2021, showed that the nation reported 1,867 new cases.

The new figure is the country’s highest number of new positive samples confirmed within a 24-hour period.

Recall, the highest number was 1,664 new cases recorded on January 6 — as of this date, the total number of infections stood at 94,369.

Meanwhile, as the country battles the recent spike in new cases amid the second wave of COVID infections, between January 6 and January 15, almost 13,000 samples have been confirmed positive for the coronavirus.

Here is a breakdown of infections by state:

1867 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-713

Plateau-273

FCT-199

Kaduna-117

Oyo-79

Enugu-58

Ondo-53

Kano-49

Sokoto-43

Ogun-37

Osun-37

Nasarawa-36

Rivers-28

Benue-24

Delta-24

Niger-24

Gombe-18

Edo-15

Taraba-12

Bayelsa-10

Ekiti-9

Borno-6

Zamfara-2

Jigawa-1 pic.twitter.com/8PLcOHLcJ4

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 15, 2021

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