Nigeria on Friday recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in one day. The country’s foremost public agency, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 1,867 infections in their daily update via social media.
The figure which was hundreds more than 1,664 cases recorded ten days ago also set the latest record of all-time highest single-day infection toll since the virus was discovered back in February 2020.
Lagos, Plateau, FCT, Kaduna and Oyo States topped with 713, 273, 199, 117 and 79. Others were Enugu-58; Ondo-53; Kano-49; Sokoto-43; Ogun-37; Osun-37; Nasarawa-36; Rivers-28; Benue-24; Delta-24. Others were Niger-24. Gombe-18; Edo-15; Taraba-12; Bayelsa-10; Ekiti-9; Borno-6; Zamfara-2; Jigawa-1.
Discharges on Friday included 277 community recoveries in Lagos, 150 in Kaduna and 78 in Plateau. Nigeria has now recorded 107,345 coronavirus cases and 1,413 deaths officially.
1867 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 15, 2021
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