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General News of Monday, 11 January 2021

Source: punchng.com

Coronavirus cases in Nigeria exceed 100,000

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Following the recent surge in coronavirus cases in the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has stated that the number of confirmed cases in the country have risen to 100,087.

According to reports by the agency, out of the total 100,087 COVID-19 cases, 80,030 patients have been discharged while 1,358 persons have been recorded dead.

The data released on Monday 11, 2021, showed that there are 18,699 active cases in the country with Lagos and Abuja leading with 6,858 and 5,563.

Currently, the country has recorded 1,024 new cases in 16 states, including the Federal Capital Territory as of January 10, 2020.

“On the 10th of January 2021, 1024 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 100087 cases have been confirmed, 80030 cases have been discharged and 1358 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 1024 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).

“A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.”

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