The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday evening, 8th January 2021, confirmed 1,544 new cases of Coronavirus disease infection in Nigeria.
The new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 97,478 which includes 78,552 discharged cases and 1,342 deaths.
Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Lagos State having the highest number of cases followed by Plateau State.
Lagos-739 Plateau-168 FCT-153 Oyo-91 Nasarawa-90 Rivers-80 Kaduna-35 Edo-33 Kano-29 Ogun-21 Delta-19 Sokoto-16 Akwa Ibom-11 Ebonyi-11 Enugu-10 Osun-10 Niger-9 Bauchi-8 Kebbi-8 Katrina-2 Taraba-1