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General News of Monday, 11 January 2021


Coronavirus: Nigeria records 1,024 new cases

The virus is on a upsurge in Nigeria The virus is on a upsurge in Nigeria

Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that the country has continually experienced a high infection rate of the novel coronavirus.

The health agency announced via its website that the country reported 1,024 cases of the virus Sunday.

The report showed that to date, 100,087 cases have been confirmed, 80,030 cases discharged and 1,358 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), reported.

The 1,024 new cases are reported from 17 states — Lagos (653), Plateau (63), Benue (48), Zamfara (45), FCT (42), Rivers (27), Ondo (26), Adamawa (26), Kaduna (22), Edo (18), Ogun (16), Imo (12), Kano (9), Yobe (6), Ekiti (5), Jigawa (4) and Osun (2).

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