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COVID-19: NCDC Reports 1,398 New Cases

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COVID-19: NCDC Reports 1,398 New Cases
  • Mounting concerns as tally reaches 103,999 cases

BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – Going by its daily statistics in recent days, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday reported continuous rise in COVID-19 figures across the country with its confirmation of 1,398 new cases.

With the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Rivers, Oyo and Plateau states crossing the 100 mark on the reported infections list, the latest numbers have now taken the nation’s current tally to 103,999 cases.

With the January rising figures giving health authorities lots of concerns, available data on the NCDC website indicate that “On the 13th of January 2021, 1398 new confirmed cases and nine (9) deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

Further details on its official Twitter handle also showed that; “Till date, 103,999 cases have been confirmed, 82,555 cases have been discharged and 1,382 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).”

A breakdown of the 1,398 fresh cases confirmed from 23 states of the federation showed as follows: Lagos – (542), FCT – (131), Oyo – (120), Rivers – (113), Plateau – (111), Kaduna – (71), Kwara – (71), Akwa Ibom – (34) and Sokoto – (31).

Also on double digits are: Benue – (28), Ogun -(27), Kano – (26), Kebbi – (17), Osun – (12), Nasarawa – (11), Delta – (10) and Gombe – (10) while reporting single digit are Bayelsa – (9), Borno – (9), Edo – (8), Ekiti – (3), Jigawa – (2), and Katsina – (2)

The disease outfit also stated thus; “Our discharges today include 317 community recoveries in Lagos State, 241 in Kwara State and 134 in Plateau State managed in line with guidelines.

“One intervention in place to respond to epidemics is @WorldBank’s Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) program, a finance instrument provided to @NigeriaGov & implemented by @NCDCgov #PreventEpidemicsNaijahttps://nhwat.ch/3oH

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Samples Tested

1,033,858

Confirmed Cases

103,999

Active Cases

20,062

Discharged Cases

82,555

Death

1,382

Confirmed Cases By State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 37,852 7,679 29,913 260
FCT 13,938 5,995 7,832 111
Plateau 6,073 419 5,608 46
Kaduna 5,888 367 5,466 55
Oyo 4,546 838 3,654 54
Rivers 4,124 570 3,484 70
Edo 3,143 238 2,782 123
Ogun 2,727 302 2,390 35
Kano 2,491 276 2,145 70
Delta 2,031 242 1,737 52
Ondo 2,006 202 1,763 41
Katsina 1,692 50 1,615 27
Kwara 1,566 199 1,335 32
Enugu 1,506 110 1,375 21
Gombe 1,467 198 1,228 41
Ebonyi 1,159 57 1,072 30
Nasarawa 1,153 815 325 13
Osun 1,110 87 999 24
Bauchi 1,100 130 953 17
Abia 1,095 95 989 11
Borno 844 70 738 36
Imo 806 44 746 16
Benue 629 102 512 15
Sokoto 590 167 399 24
Bayelsa 586 33 532 21
Akwa Ibom 553 150 394 9
Niger 508 126 369 13
Adamawa 497 233 238 26
Ekiti 446 36 403 7
Anambra 433 96 317 20
Jigawa 421 33 377 11
Kebbi 240 26 201 13
Taraba 239 30 198 11
Yobe 207 20 179 8
Cross River 169 0 157 12
Zamfara 159 27 127 5
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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