Nigeria, on Monday, recorded 1,617 new COVID-19 cases in the country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the figure in a tweet via its Twitter handle Monday night.
1,617 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,449 deaths pic.twitter.com/mXAJHlCEhw
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 18, 2021
Lagos, Kaduna, Kwara and FCT top the list with 776, 147, 131 and 102 cases, respectively.
According to the NCDC, Nigeria recorded fourteen additional deaths in the last 24 hours.
Nigeria has now recorded 112,004 COVID-19 cases and 1,449 deaths officially.