The NCDC made this known on Friday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases where recorded in 24 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The new figure is the highest number of infection recorded within a 24-hour period as the country continues to combat second wave of the virus.
Othet states with new cases includes FCT-199, Kaduna-117, Oyo-79, Enugu-58, Ondo-53, Kano-49, Sokoto-43, Ogun-37, Osun-37, Nasarawa-36, Rivers-28, Benue-24, Delta-24, Niger-24, Gombe-18, Edo-15, Taraba-12, Bayelsa-10, Ekiti-9, Borno-6, Zamfara-2, Jigawa-1.
Out of a total of 107,345 cases now confirmed across the 36 states and the FCT, 1,413 deaths and 84,535 recoveries have been recorded.
See the breakdown of cases by state below:
Our discharges today include 277 community recoveries in Lagos State, 150 in Kaduna State and 78 in Plateau State managed in line with guidelines.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 15, 2021