NCDC confirms 501 new COVID-19 cases, total now 78,434

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 501 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 78,434.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Sunday.

“On the 20th of December 2020, 501 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

Till date, 78434 cases have been confirmed, 68303 cases have been discharged and 1221 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 501 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (218), FCT (112), Kaduna (53), Plateau (24), Katsina (21), Kano (16), Yobe (14), Ondo (10), Ogun (9), Edo (7), Bayelsa (5), Rivers (4), Borno (4), Osun (2), and Ekiti (2),” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos26,7082,43524,037236
FCT9,6272,8406,69493
Kaduna4,5045793,87748
Plateau4,2622803,94834
Oyo3,7883683,37446
Rivers3,2792322,98760
Edo2,768522,603113
Ogun2,3821742,17533
Kano2,0321981,77856
Delta1,843571,73749
Ondo1,793621,69041
Katsina1,4052141,16724
Enugu1,376341,32121
Kwara1,2961711,09431
Gombe1,16418395031
Ebonyi1,091241,03730
Abia9802594510
Osun9792093722
Bauchi89710877514
Borno7783770536
Imo7346166112
Nasarawa60026232513
Benue5154446011
Bayelsa4975542121
Ekiti405243756
Akwa Ibom395443429
Jigawa3865731811
Niger3816930012
Adamawa3559623821
Anambra299627419
Sokoto2284017117
Taraba203191777
Yobe164331238
Kebbi14351308
Cross River9318111
Zamfara791735
Kogi5032

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