Nigeria records 343 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 68,303

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 343 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 68,303.

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

“On the 3rd of December 2020, 343 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 68,303 cases have been confirmed, 64,291 cases have been discharged and 1,179 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 343 new cases are reported from 14 states- FCT (123) Lagos (106) Kaduna (72) Nasarawa (14) Rivers(5), Bauchi (4), Imo (4), Ogun (4), Ekiti (3) Edo (2), Oyo (2), Plateau (2) Akwa Ibom (1) and Kano (1),” 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
Lagos23,54546322,856226
FCT6,9916566,25283
Plateau3,9041603,71034
Oyo3,7303373,34845
Kaduna3,2452642,93447
Rivers3,006882,85959
Edo2,705132,580112
Ogun2,2371302,07433
Delta1,824381,73749
Kano1,799401,70554
Ondo1,7281031,58540
Enugu1,332211,29021
Kwara1,110421,03929
Ebonyi1,05561,01930
Katsina1,0302398324
Osun947492221
Gombe9385685725
Abia92699089
Bauchi7782973514
Borno745470536
Imo6812464512
Nasarawa50716932513
Benue4962546011
Bayelsa4564838721
Ekiti377313406
Akwa Ibom340113209
Jigawa3311230811
Niger298428212
Anambra285126519
Adamawa261423819
Sokoto166114817
Taraba16341536
Yobe1008848
Kebbi931848
Cross River903789
Zamfara791735
Kogi5032

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