Nigeria records 1,354 new COVID-19 cases, total now 92,705

January 5, 2021
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,354new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 92,705.

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

“On the 5th of January 2021, 1354 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 92705 cases have been confirmed, 76396 cases have been discharged and 1319 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 1354 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos (712), FCT (145), Plateau (117), Kwara (81), Kaduna (54), Sokoto (39), Oyo(38), Rivers (37), Gombe (21), Enugu (20), Akwa Ibom (16), Bauchi (14), Delta (14), Ebonyi (13), Anambra (9), Taraba (8), Edo (8), Kano (3), Osun (2), Ekiti (2) and Ogun (1),” 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 32,687 5,100 27,337 250
FCT 12,428 4,593 7,731 104
Kaduna 5,555 575 4,926 54
Plateau 5,174 398 4,732 44
Oyo 4,086 618 3,416 52
Rivers 3,639 326 3,249 64
Edo 2,938 119 2,702 117
Ogun 2,564 210 2,320 34
Kano 2,367 321 1,978 68
Delta 1,911 122 1,737 52
Ondo 1,843 39 1,763 41
Katsina 1,636 180 1,429 27
Kwara 1,495 370 1,094 31
Enugu 1,420 36 1,363 21
Gombe 1,359 321 1,001 37
Ebonyi 1,120 18 1,072 30
Bauchi 1,052 166 869 17
Abia 1,036 46 979 11
Osun 1,022 31 967 24
Nasarawa 923 585 325 13
Borno 808 34 738 36
Imo 769 35 722 12
Bayelsa 545 69 455 21
Benue 537 57 469 11
Akwa Ibom 465 66 390 9
Adamawa 424 161 238 25
Sokoto 420 102 298 20
Ekiti 417 16 395 6
Niger 417 84 320 13
Jigawa 407 28 368 11
Anambra 337 43 274 20
Taraba 225 28 190 7
Yobe 201 49 144 8
Kebbi 192 19 163 10
Cross River 169 0 157 12
Zamfara 112 25 82 5
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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