Nigeria, Akwa Ibom COVID-19 Cases Soar In 24 Hours

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Nigeria has recorded 1,354 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and one death, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported on Tuesday.

Of the number, Lagos State is leading with 712 followed by Federal Capital Territory and Plateau State with 145 and 117 infections.

This is as Akwa Ibom State got 16 cases, bringing the total in the state to 469.
‘’On the 5th of January 2021, 1354 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.

‘’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),’’ NCDC confirmed.

It tweeted ‘’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.

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