The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 356 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 78,790.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Monday.
“On the 21st of December 2020, 356 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 78,790 cases have been confirmed, 68,483 cases have been discharged and 1,227 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 356 new cases are reported from 15 states- FCT (79), Lagos (59), Kaduna (56), Katsina (37), Nasarawa (30), Kano (25), Edo (18), Gombe (14), Kebbi (12) Akwa Ibom (7), Rivers (7), Sokoto (7), Abia (3), Ogun (1) and Cross River (1),” the NCDC said.
See the breakdown of cases by state below;
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
356 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Cross River -1
1,227 deaths pic.twitter.com/GckLF4BDph
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) December 21, 2020
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