The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that a total of 105,478 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the country.

The agency made this known on its website, stating that no fewer than 1,405 have died of the virus.

Data on the website showed that the country recorded 1,479 new infections of COVID-19 and 23 fresh deaths on Thursday.

A further breakdown of the data showed that 1,141,147 persons have been tested in the country.

NCDC said, “On the 14th of January 2021, 1479 new confirmed cases and 23 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 105478 cases have been confirmed, 83830 cases have been discharged and 1405 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 1479 new cases are reported from 25 states- Lagos (697), FCT (201), Nasarawa (80), Plateau (74), Rivers (62), Edo (46), Adamawa (43), Osun (39), Akwa Ibom (35), Delta (31), Anambra (27), Oyo (24), Kano (21), Abia (19), Enugu (19), Ogun (18), Sokoto (12), Bauchi (7), Taraba (7), Ekiti (4), Gombe (4), Imo (4), Bayelsa (2), Jigawa (2), and Zamfara (1).

“Our discharges today include 642 community recoveries in Lagos State, 312 in Oyo State and 99 in Plateau State managed in line with guidelines.

“A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.”

It also revealed that the country currently has 20,243 active cases.