Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Nigeria back in early 2020, the number of infections recorded on Friday, January 22, (1,964) is, without doubt, the highest-ever daily number of cases so far.
Added to this, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet reported that the nation lost seven persons to the virus in just one day.
At the moment, the number of recorded cases is 116,655, while there are 93,646 recoveries and 1,485 deaths.
Lagos, still leading as the epicentre of the pandemic in the country, has 824 new cases while the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) came behind it with 246 infections.
Other states with lower cases are given as follows:
Plateau (166), Kaduna (128), Ogun (76), Nasarawa (74), Anambra (69), Edo (50), Rivers (45), Ondo (44), Niger (40), Oyo (38), Adamawa (35), Kano (31), Akwa Ibom (27), Gombe (19), Kwara (13), Ekiti (12), Delta (6), Kebbi (6), Bauchi (5), Ebonyi (4), Osun (3), and Zamfara (1).
1,964 infections is the highest number of cases Nigeria has recorded so far
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