Nigeria has recorded 1354 new cases of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on its verified Twitter handle today, January 5, 2021. Therefore, the total number of infections in Nigeria is 92,705 . There are now 76,396 discharged cases. Furthermore, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory have recorded 1,319 deaths.
Breakdown of the 1354 new cases reported from 21 states: Lagos-712 FCT-145 Plateau-117 Kwara-81 Kaduna-54 Sokoto-39 Oyo-38 Rivers-37 Gombe-21 Enugu-20 Akwa Ibom-16 Bauchi-14 Delta-14 Ebonyi-13 Anambra-9 Taraba-8 Edo-8 Kano-3 Osun-2 Ekiti-2 Ogun-1.