COVID-19 infections in Nigeria have continued to surge as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 1114 new cases, bringing the total number of infections to 128,674.
1114 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 29, 2021
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle, Friday night.
The health agency stated that the 1114 new infections were recorded in 21 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the last 24 hours.
It also said that seventeen (17) additional people died from coronavirus-related complications in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,577.