Nigeria recorded 1544 new cases of COVID19 on Friday, January 8.
According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 739 fresh cases, the highest for the day.
Other states with fresh cases include Plateau-168, FCT-153, Oyo-91, Nasarawa-90, Rivers-80, Kaduna-35, Edo-33, Kano-29, Ogun-21, Delta-19, Sokoto-16, Akwa Ibom-11, Ebonyi-11, Enugu-10, Osun-10, Niger-9, Bauchi-8, Kebbi-8, Katsina-2 and Taraba-1.
Nigeria now has 97,478 confirmed cases. 78,552 patients have so far been discharged. Sadly, 1,342 deaths have been recorded since the first case was confirmed in February 2019.
See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below;