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COVID-19: Nigeria records 1544 new cases, 411 recoveries, 12 deaths



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1544 new positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the Centre for Disease Control () on Friday 8 January, 2021.

A breakdown of the cases by States were posted by the NCDC on their social media pages.

Lagos State had 739 new cases for day which was lower than the 807 new cases recorded the previous day.

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State which was the next state with higher cases was far behind with 168 new cases recorded in the State.

The Federal Capital Territory had 153 new cases for the day.

411 discharges were made for the day. ‘Our discharges today include 264 community recoveries in Lagos State and 147 community recoveries in Plateau State managed in line with guidelines‘, NCDC said.

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12 deaths due to COVID-19 were recorded in the country for the day.

A breakdown of the cases by States as posted by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) are;

Nigeria’s COVID-19 figure is now 97,478 confirmed cases, 78,552 discharged patients and 1,342 deaths.

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