COVID-19: Nigeria Records 22 New Deaths In 24 Hours

COVID-19 Straightnews

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed that the country recorded 22 new deaths in one day, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,544.

This is as NCDC reported 1,861 confirmed cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed in Nigeria to 126,160.

”On the 27th of January 2021, 1861 new confirmed cases and 22 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,’’ it published on its official Twitter.

According to the public health agency, ”The 1861 new cases are reported from 22 states- Lagos (773), FCT (285), Oyo (138), Rivers (111), Plateau (92), Nasarawa (83), Kaduna (59), Enugu (57), Imo (57), Edo (43), and Kano (27).’’

Others are Kwara (20), Ebonyi (19), Abia (17), Ogun (12), Osun (12), Katsina (8), Bayelsa (6), Bauchi (5), Delta (5), Borno (4), Jigawa (4), and Zamfara (1).

”Till date, 126160 cases have been confirmed, 100365 cases have been discharged and1544 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

”A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC) activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.

”Our discharges today include 697 community recoveries in Lagos State, 128 in Rivers State and 116 in Plateau State managed in line with guidelines,’’ NCDC wrote.