Nigeria records 917 new COVID-19 cases, toll now 90,080

January 3, 2021
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 917 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 80,080.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Sunday.

“On the 3rd of January 2021, 917 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,

“Till date, 90080 cases have been confirmed, 75044 cases have been discharged and 1311 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 917 new cases are reported from 17 states- FCT (222), Lagos (214), Kaduna (119), Plateau (92), Nasarawa (50), Oyo (41), Adamawa (33), Ondo (32), Abia (28), Ogun (19), Rivers (17), Kano (16), Yobe (14), Edo (8), Anambra (6), Ekiti (5) and Jigawa (1).

“Our discharges today includes 59 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines.,” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 31,321 4,279 26,795 247
FCT 12,083 4,391 7,588 104
Kaduna 5,447 686 4,708 53
Plateau 4,997 393 4,560 44
Oyo 4,035 581 3,402 52
Rivers 3,572 299 3,209 64
Edo 2,888 90 2,681 117
Ogun 2,552 226 2,292 34
Kano 2,324 326 1,930 68
Delta 1,888 99 1,737 52
Ondo 1,843 39 1,763 41
Katsina 1,636 180 1,429 27
Kwara 1,414 289 1,094 31
Enugu 1,382 13 1,348 21
Gombe 1,338 300 1,001 37
Ebonyi 1,097 -5 1,072 30
Abia 1,028 50 968 10
Bauchi 1,020 143 860 17
Osun 1,019 30 965 24
Nasarawa 898 560 325 13
Borno 796 22 738 36
Imo 766 32 722 12
Benue 532 52 469 11
Bayelsa 519 77 421 21
Akwa Ibom 437 43 385 9
Adamawa 424 161 238 25
Niger 417 84 320 13
Ekiti 415 14 395 6
Jigawa 407 28 368 11
Sokoto 380 92 270 18
Anambra 328 34 274 20
Taraba 217 23 187 7
Yobe 201 49 144 8
Kebbi 173 20 144 9
Cross River 169 0 157 12
Zamfara 112 25 82 5
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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