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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: 1,617 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded an additional 1,617 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on Monday, 18 January 2021.

According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 112,004 confirmed. The centre also stated that 89,939 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 1,449 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigeria as of Monday night, 18th January is 20,616

Taking to it’s Twitter page, NCDC tweets: “1,617 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-776
Kaduna-147
Kwara-131
FCT-102
Plateau-78
Edo-59
Ogun-53
Osun-45
Rivers-37
Taraba-36
Nasarawa-34
Adamawa-33
Kano-26
Delta-20
Ebonyi-16
Bayelsa-11
Gombe-11
Borno-2

112,004 confirmed
89,939 discharged
1,449 deaths

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