Nigeria records 617 new COVID-19 cases, total now 72,757

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 AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos24,8391,22023,390229
FCT8,3381,8786,37288
Plateau3,997973,86634
Kaduna3,8285263,25547
Oyo3,7473393,36345
Rivers3,1241622,90260
Edo2,730362,581113
Ogun2,3221712,11833
Kano1,8921131,72356
Delta1,829431,73749
Ondo1,751861,62441
Enugu1,355211,31321
Kwara1,2261201,07630
Katsina1,1711411,00624
Gombe1,06910893625
Ebonyi1,05561,01930
Osun9621093121
Abia92699089
Bauchi8022476414
Borno7581770536
Imo6812464512
Nasarawa56122332513
Benue5013046011
Bayelsa4696038821
Ekiti395333566
Akwa Ibom364283279
Jigawa3402130811
Adamawa3297223819
Niger298428212
Anambra290626519
Taraba196281617
Sokoto1922415117
Kebbi138151158
Yobe10814868
Cross River903789
Zamfara791735
Kogi5032

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