The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has crossed the 100,000 mark.
On January 10, 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on its verified website on Sunday.
The NCDC also confirmed eight more COVID-19-related deaths in the last 24 hours in the country.
The agency said the total number of deaths was now 1,358 and the case fatality rate was 1.5 per cent in the country.
”Abia-11, Adamawa-27, Akwa-Ibom-9, Anambra-19, Bauchi-17, Bayelsa-21, Benue-11, Borno-36, Cross River-12, Delta-52, Ebonyi-30, Edo-119, Ekiti-7, Enugu-21, FCT-107, Gombe-38, Imo -17 and Jigawa-55.
”Kaduna-55, Kano-70, Katsina-27, Kebbi-13, Kogi-2, Kwara -31, Lagos-256, Nassarawa-13, Niger -13, Ogun -35, Ondo-41, Osun -24, Oyo -54, Plateau -46, Rivers -67, Sokoto-20, Taraba-7, Yobe-8 and Zamfara-5,” it stated.
The public health agency said that the country’s active cases were 18,699, while only two states, Kogi and Cross River, had no active case of the infection as at January 10.
The NCDC said the number of people who had recovered from the deadly virus is now 80,030.