The NCDC announced that Nigeria recorded 1544 fresh cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, January 8 2021.
From the data, Lagos State recorded the highest of the day with 739 followed by Plateau state with 168 new cases.
See the breakdown of the cases among the states below;
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 Katrina-2 Taraba-1
Nigeria now has 97,478 confirmed cases and a total number of 78,552 patients discharged. Meanwhile, 1342 patients have died from the coronavirus.