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Nigeria Records 163 New COVID-19 Cases, Six Deaths

A medical official performs a throat swab on a resident of Mabushi in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Abuja as part of the community testing for COVID-19… on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
A medical official performs a throat swab on a resident of Mabushi in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Abuja as part of the community testing for COVID-19… on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

Nigeria has recorded 163 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), disclosed this in its daily COVID-19 update for Tuesday.

“On the 18th of January 2022, 163 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” the agency said.

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The 163 new cases are reported from 13 States: Lagos (59), FCT (33), Delta (16), Kaduna (13), Gombe (12), Osun (12), Ogun (4), Ekiti (3), Oyo (3), Rivers (3), Borno (2), Imo (2) and Nasarawa (1).

With the new cases, the number of infections recorded in the country has risen to 251,341.

224,939 have recovered, while 3,116 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 97,839 17,004 80,066 769
FCT 27,936 2,065 25,626 245
Rivers 16,270 282 15,834 154
Kaduna 11,123 74 10,961 88
Plateau 10,223 40 10,109 74
Oyo 10,170 586 9,383 201
Edo 7,617 65 7,238 314
Ogun 5,788 47 5,659 82
Delta 5,278 363 4,805 110
Ondo 5,108 354 4,654 100
Kano 4,895 146 4,622 127
Akwa Ibom 4,625 87 4,494 44
Kwara 4,532 555 3,913 64
Osun 3,204 103 3,009 92
Gombe 3,075 186 2,825 64
Enugu 2,952 13 2,910 29
Anambra 2,743 46 2,678 19
Nasarawa 2,694 310 2,345 39
Imo 2,401 102 2,242 57
Katsina 2,399 23 2,339 37
Abia 2,146 15 2,097 34
Benue 2,129 340 1,764 25
Ebonyi 2,064 28 2,004 32
Ekiti 1,975 54 1,893 28
Bauchi 1,929 29 1,876 24
Borno 1,608 24 1,540 44
Taraba 1,359 55 1,271 33
Bayelsa 1,305 30 1,247 28
Adamawa 1,203 68 1,103 32
Niger 1,142 124 998 20
Sokoto 811 1 782 28
Cross River 778 24 729 25
Jigawa 660 32 610 18
Yobe 502 3 490 9
Kebbi 478 8 454 16
Zamfara 375 0 366 9
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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