The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has disclosed that 1585 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, January 9.
According to the health agency, Lagos recorded 573 fresh cases while the FCT recorded 182 new cases.
Other states with reported new cases are as follows Plateau-162, Gombe-81, Oyo-75, Rivers-68, Sokoto-58, Ondo-55, Ogun-42, Nasarawa-40, Akwa Ibom-36, Edo-31, Kaduna-27, Anambra-22, Delta-19, Kano-17, Osun-17, Ebonyi-16, Katsina-14, Niger-14, Bayelsa-9, EKiti-8, Borno-7, Jigawa-5, Abia-4 and Bauchi-3.
As it stands, Nigeria now has 99, 063 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 79, 417 patients have been discharged so far while 1350 deaths have sadly been recorded.
See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below