Health Agency, No New Report Within The Past 24 Hours, As NCDC Announces 1024 New Confirmed Cases From 17 states Within The Nation
Nigeria has recorded 1024 new Covid-19 cases, a development which has taken the country’s total infection tally to 100,087.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its official twitter handle on Thursday.
NCDC said that as of January, 7. 2021, 1024 new confirmed cases with 8 deaths recorded in the country.
The health agency added that no new state has reported a case in the past 24 hours.
According to it, till date, while 100,087 cases have been confirmed, 80,030 cases have been discharged and 1,358 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The health agency said that the 1024 new cases were reported from 17 states thus– Lagos-653, Plateau-63, Benue-48, Zamfara-45, FCT-42, Rivers-27, Ondo-26, Adamawa-26, Kaduna-22, Edo-18, Ogun-16, Imo-12, Kano-9, Yobe-6.
Others are Ekiti-5, Jigawa-4, Osun-2.
Meanwhile, the NCDC has said that Nigerians stand the risk of increasing the rate of spreading the virus to their parents and the older population in the country if they fail to practice preventive behaviour.
“Do not put their lives in danger. #TakeResponsiblity to protect them – observe physical distancing, wear a face mask, and wash your hands frequently,” it advised.