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General News of Monday, 18 January 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

15 die as Nigeria records 1,444 new coronavirus cases

The NCDC confirms 1,444 new cases of the virus The NCDC confirms 1,444 new cases of the virus

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,444 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the country.

This was made know by the health agency via its official Twitter handle Sunday night.

Lagos, Plateau, Kaduna, FCT, Ebonyi and Akwa Ibom top the list with 901, 136, 57, 54, 53 and 52 cases, respectively, Daily Post reports.

According to the NCDC, 15 more people died in the last 24 hours.

Nigeria has now recorded 110, 387 COVID-19 cases and 1,435 deaths officially.

NCDC tweeted: “1444 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Lagos-901
Plateau-136
Kaduna-57
FCT-54
Ebonyi-53
Akwa Ibom-52
Nasarawa-32
Osun-29
Ogun-28
Imo-16
Oyo-16
Edo-15
Kano-14
Rivers-10
Ekiti-7
Borno-6
Abia-5
Benue-4
Yobe-4
Kebbi-3
Anambra-2

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