COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,444 New Cases

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,444 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

The public health agency made this known on its official website on Sunday, January 17, 2021.

So far, the country has tested 1,154,138 people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was recorded on February 27, 2020.

According to NCDC, the new infections has taken the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 110,387, which includes 89,317 discharged cases and 1,435 deaths.

The agency said the 1,444 new cases were registered from 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the past 24 hours.

According to it, Lagos, Plateau, and Kaduna recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections on Sunday, with 901, 136, and 57 cases respectively.

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