As the battle against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 1585 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 states and the federal capital territory, Abuja.
This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its daily update on Saturday, January 9.
According to the centre, Lagos recorded 573 fresh cases while the FCT recorded 182 new cases.
The health agency says Plateau recorded 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.
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.