Nigeria recorded 1444 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, January 17. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on its verified Twitter handle today, January 18, 2021. Therefore, the total number of infections in Nigeria is 110,387 . There are now 89,317 discharged cases. Furthermore, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory have recorded 1,435 deaths.
Breakdown of the 1444 new cases reported from 20 states: Lagos-901 Plateau-136 Kaduna-57 FCT-54 Ebonyi-53 Akwa Ibom-52 Nasarawa-32 Osun-29 Ogun-28 Imo-16 Oyo-16 Edo-15 Kano-14 Rivers-10 Ekiti-7 Borno-6 Abia-5 Benue-4 Yobe-4 Kebbi-3 Anambra-2