The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 576 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, January 2, 2021.
According to the statistics released by the center, Lagos recorded 277 fresh cases, the highest for the day while the FCT recorded 90 fresh cases.
Other states with new cases include Oyo-51, Nasarawa-49, Sokoto-23, Anambra-14, Bauchi-11, Imo-11, Kano-11, Edo-10, Plateau-10, Ogun-9, Osun-5, Jigawa-3 and Rivers-2.
89,163 cases have been confirmed in Nigeria with 74,789 patients discharged so far.
1,302 deaths have so far been recorded.