1598 New COVID-19 Cases, 832 Discharged And 7 Deaths On January 16


On the 16th of January 2021, 1598 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

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Till date, 108943 cases have been confirmed, 85367 cases have been discharged and 1420 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 1598 new cases are reported from 24 states- Lagos (461), FCT (206), Plateau (197), Rivers (168), Kaduna (116), Anambra (53), Ogun (49), Ebonyi (47), Edo (42), Sokoto (32), Imo (31), Katsina (31), Oyo (30), Akwa Ibom (27), Delta (16), Kano (16), Abia (15), Niger (15), Ondo (11), Bayelsa (10), Borno (9), Kebbi (cool, Ekiti (7), and Jigawa (1).

A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.

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