Nigeria Reports 1,964 New Cases Of COVID-19, Highest-Ever Daily Figure

Nigeria Reports 1,964 New Cases Of COVID-19, Highest-Ever Daily Figure

1/22/2021 5:26:00 AM

Nigeria Reports 1,964 New Cases Of COVID-19, Highest-Ever Daily Figure

Nigeria Reports 1,964 New Cases Of COVID-19, Highest-Ever Daily Figure

 Updated January 22, 2021A 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

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 The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic worsened in Nigeria on Thursday as the nation reported a record number of new infections in one day.In a late-night tweet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said 1,964 new cases and seven deaths had been recorded across the country within 24 hours.

This brings the total number of recorded cases to 116,655, with 93,646 discharged cases and a total death toll of 1,485.Lagos, the epicentre of the pandemic in Nigeria, reported 824 new cases while the FCT posted 246 infections.Other regions with new cases include Plateau (166), Kaduna (128), Ogun (76), Nasarawa (74), Anambra (69), Edo (50), Rivers (45), Ondo (44), Niger (40), Oyo (38), Adamawa (35), Kano (31), Akwa Ibom (27), Gombe (19), Kwara (13), Ekiti (12), Delta (6), Kebbi (6), Bauchi (5), Ebonyi (4), Osun (3), and Zamfara (1).

The Nigeria Governor’s Forum, which had expressed alarm over the spread of the virus, on Thursday said it was setting up a team to advise on procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines.According to NGF Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, Nigeria is expected to take delivery of a tranche of COVID-19 vaccines by the end of February.

 Global UpdateThe novel coronavirus has killed at least 2,075,698 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Thursday.At least 96,825,840 cases have been registered.

These figures are based on daily tolls provided by health authorities in each country and excludes later re-evaluations by statistical organisations, as has happened in Russia, Spain and Britain.On Wednesday, 17,502 new deaths and 674,124 new cases were recorded worldwide.

Based on latest reports, the countries with the most new deaths were the United States with 4,261 new deaths, followed by the United Kingdom with 1,820 and Mexico with 1,539.The United States remains the worst-affected country with 406,162 deaths from 24,438,935 cases.

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After the US, the hardest-hit countries are Brazil with 212,831 deaths from 8,638,249 cases, India with 152,869 deaths from 10,610,883 cases, Mexico with 144,371 deaths from 1,688,944 cases, and the United Kingdom with 93,290 deaths from 3,505,754 cases.

The country with the highest number of deaths compared to its population is Belgium with 178 fatalities per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by the Czech Republic with 140, Italy 138 and Bosnia-Herzegovina 138.Europe overall has 680,452 deaths from 31,318,790 cases, Latin America and the Caribbean 560,184 deaths from 17,709,669 infections, and the United States and Canada 424,583 deaths from 25,162,846 cases.

Asia has reported 233,109 deaths from 14,771,309 cases, the Middle East 94,664 deaths from 4,491,990 cases, Africa 81,761 deaths from 3,339,669 cases, and Oceania 945 deaths from 31,576 cases.Since the start of the pandemic, the number of tests conducted has greatly increased while testing and reporting techniques have improved, leading to a rise in reported cases.

However the number of diagnosed cases is only a part of the real total number of infections as a significant number of less serious or asymptomatic cases always remain undetected. Read more: Channels Television »

From the insensitive of govt NIMC NIN registration. In the fooling your selves 😂🤣😂😂🤣 This country na cruise. 😂 LiveScore Lie lie people 🙄 Nigerian government Na Scam. We Nigerian youths don’t believe in your failed administration. If you like discover 1m new case tomorrow. All na to loot. Awon eyan looter king🤮

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Come where are they getting this people everyday for the testing? And also I think they said the result is within 14days?. Can someone explain for me about this Covid19 of the thing? Show us proof not figure God help us Everyday highest ever highest ever daily.. tomorrow the same thing una no dey tire In as much as we know that covid-19 exist to me Nigeria own figure is fake thank you

U guys are deceiving yourself......BadGovernment Where did they test all this people pls indicate this governmets lie alot. Nigeria and scam I wonder where these figures are emanating from. Where the people na abi na only statistics una sabi give people Na figure we dey hear everyday. Where dem test dis peep and where are the these peep. All dis figures na scam

Probably they're trying to get the attention of Uncle Biden to cash out some palliative. Smartest country in the world is Nigeria... 'This is Nigeria'...FALZ Scamdemic Hmm... It is well. deleakingbasote Nonsense.. fraudulent media n government.. there's no COVID in Nigeria.. Covid-19 - A weapon of mass depopulation? Who is trying to depopulate the world? Why is BAME more vulnerable? BillGates gatesfoundation melindagates WHO UN _AfricanUnion europeanunions chinaorgcn

Where are your facts ? Stop generating fake figures from your beer parlour. Lockdown loading...... My favorite station Have u asked the question Where in Lagos do they carry dis test and have u been there to verify that dis a testing center atleast u can do investigation journalism abi I read comments and I say really! Is only when it happens to you personally that you know it is not a scam or malaria...we should just thank God that our rate of death is low

all na scam we know una zoo country It's just to justify the 20 billion Truly, Nigeria is following the UK. If you understand, 😁. Let's be smart please We didn't die like flies as expected so UN has put a pressure that will warrant taking a foolish step that will spread the Covid-19 so we can die like flies and our leaders just gave it a shot with this NIN sim linkage. Don't you think our leaders knows what they are doing?

My problem his even someone with a symptom of malaria they will just tagged it has covid. It's how he suppose to be Jokers, this is just a number for a single county in the US. Nigerian government should put their acts together and stop lying cos it’s gonna be a big mess they can’t control Hold MBuhari responsible BCS, he directed d Min of Comm to block SIM cards dt has no NIN

NIMC NIN multiplier effect. NGRPresident FMoCDENigeria 👍👏👏👏 Are we sure this figures are not doctored? This is serious. Omo............... I smell lockdown but my chi no go allow such