The number of cases of COVID-19 has now reached 1,633. Nigeria Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC).



The number of cases of COVID-19 has now reached 1,633 on Saturday in Nigeria alone, according to the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC).

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has now reached 120,602 as of Saturday night, January 23, according to the NCDC. 

In a daily statement on its Twitter feed, the NCDC said an additional 1,633 people had been infected on Saturday. 

The agency also said that out of 120,602 infected people, 95,901 people have recovered and been discharged from hospital while 1,502 people have died. 

The commission said the increase was from 21 states, including Lagos State, with 498 people followed by Plateau State with 214 people. 

Other states include Abuja with a population of 176, Rivers-99, Kaduna-98, Edo-87, Anambra-86, Akwa Ibom-50, Osun-47, Kano-40, Oyo-40, Kwara-39, Ebonyi-28, Niger-28, Taraba-28, Ogun-27, Ondo-21, Ekiti-12, Katsina-7, Borno-6, and Delta-2.