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The country’s daily count of coronavirus infections recorded a decline on Saturday -- with 267 cases in nine states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

Author:Wasilat AzeezJanuary 16, 2022 8:15 AMThe country’s daily count of coronavirus infections recorded a decline on Saturday — with 267 cases in nine states and the federal capital territory (FCT).Saturday’s figure is a 24.1 percent decrease over the past 24 hours — 352 new cases were confirmed on Friday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) published the new cases in its update for January 15, 2022.The agency, however, noted that the Saturday report included a backlog of infections from Delta and Ekiti states.AdvertisementDelta was top of the list with 160 new cases, followed by Osun with 27 fresh infections, and the FCT with 22.

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COVID-19: No data from Lagos as Nigeria records 267 fresh infections Author: Wasilat Azeez January 16, 2022 8:15 AM The country’s daily count of coronavirus infections recorded a decline on Saturday — with 267 cases in nine states and the federal capital territory (FCT).by January 14, 2022 1 min read For the first time in many days, Nigeria on Thursday recorded no death from the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed many lives consistently in the past few days.Boris Johnson , has come under fire for attending a party in Downing street during the lockdown in the UK in 2020..

Saturday’s figure is a 24.1 percent decrease over the past 24 hours — 352 new cases were confirmed on Friday. As of January 12, 2022, a total of 3,092 people have died from COVID-19 in Nigeria, while there are still over 25,000 active cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) published the new cases in its update for January 15, 2022. He said he believed the gathering to be a work event, but with hindsight conceded he should have sent attendees back inside. The agency, however, noted that the Saturday report included a backlog of infections from Delta and Ekiti states. Breakdown NCDC data shows that Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease, topped the infection chart with 120 cases, followed by Rivers State with 118 cases. Advertisement Delta was top of the list with 160 new cases, followed by Osun with 27 fresh infections, and the FCT with 22. The hajj, one of the five pillars of Islam and a must for able-bodied Muslims at least once in their lifetime, is usually one of the world’s largest religious gatherings.

Other states that recorded new infections include Gombe (17), Cross River (16), Enugu (13), Rivers (6), Ekiti (4), Kaduna (1), and Kano (1). Kaduna State reported 21 cases, Oyo, 14; Benue, 11; Cross River, 10; and Kwara State with 9 cases. ITV News revealed the email was sent on behalf of Mr Johnson’s principal private secretary, Martin Reynolds. According to the figures published by the NCDC, Lagos, the epicentre of the pandemic, did not record any new case within the past 24 hours. Advertisement But with 97,546 cases, the state still sits at the top of the list with the highest number of confirmed infections. The trio of Abia, Ogun and Sokoto states ended the log with a single case each. Three persons were confirmed to have died of COVID-19 complications on Saturday, bringing the country’s fatality toll to 3,095. Some members of Mr Johnson’s own Conservative party have already come out strongly, with the leader of the Scottish Conservatives saying Mr Johnson must resign if he attended the event. The death toll recorded on Saturday contains a backlog of two fatalities from Osun state.. “We call on every pilgrim and visitor to adhere to physical distancing and wearing of masks at all times as this will ensure your safety and the safety of others,” the Imam of the Grand Mosque Sheikh Yasir Al Dossary announced before commencing the afternoon prayers on Thursday.

Meanwhile, 270 patients were discharged after recovering from the infection on Saturday. Advertisement A total of 250,628 infections have now been confirmed across the country — out of which 223,765 persons have been discharged, and 23,768 are currently active cases. Violation of own rules The party, which held in May 2020, violated the COVID-19 guidance put in place by the UK government that limited gathering to two people. .