The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 617 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 72,757.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Saturday.
“On the 12th of December 2020, 617 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 72,757 cases have been confirmed, 65,850 cases have been discharged and 1,194 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 617 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (225), FCT (181), Kaduna (125), Adamawa (25), Nasarawa (20), Kano (12), Rivers (8), Edo (4), Ekiti (4), Bayelsa (3), Ogun (3), Plateau (3), Akwa Ibom (2), Delta (1) and Sokoto (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|
617 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,194 deaths pic.twitter.com/I2OpOaX7Gd
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) December 12, 2020
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