Nigeria’s coronavirus tally on Saturday rose to 99,063 with 1585 new cases in the past 24 hours.
At the same time, 865 people have recuperated from the virus pushing the countrys recovery to 79,417, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) update on 9th January 2021.
According to the update, 26 states including the federal capital territory (Abuja) recorded the new cases.
Lagos-573, FCT-182, Plateau-162, Gombe-81, Oyo-75, Rivers-68, Sokoto-58, Ondo-55, Ogun-42, Nasarawa-40, Akwa Ibom-36, Edo-31, Kaduna-27, Anambra-22, Delta-19, Kano-17, Osun-17, Ebonyi-16, Katsina-14, Niger-14, Bayelsa-9, EKiti-8, Borno-7, Jigawa-5, Abia-4, Bauchi-3.
Meanwhile, the death toll climbed to 1350 with the novel coronavirus virus claiming eight(8) lives in a span of 24 hours in the country, the update showed.