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General News of Monday, 18 January 2021

Source: thetrentonline.com

1,598 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

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1,598 new cases of COVID-19 has been recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, January 16, 2021, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said.

A breakdown of the new cases across different states in the country is as follows; Lagos-461, 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.

The 1,598 new cases of COVID-19 now brings the total number of confirmed cases to 108,493. 1,420 deaths have been recorded while 85,367.

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
Jigawa-1

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