The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 806 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 77,013.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday.
“On the 18th of December 2020, 806 new confirmed cases and 11 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 77,013 cases have been confirmed, 67,484 cases have been discharged and 1,212 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 806 new cases are reported from 26 states- Lagos (287), FCT (255), Kaduna (36), Akwa Ibom (29), Katsina (25), Rivers (25), Kwara (21), Bauchi (19), Kano (15), Ondo (14), Plateau (13), Yobe (12), Nasarawa (11), Ebonyi (9), Gombe (8), Abia (7), Delta (4), Imo (4), Osun (3), Anambra (2), Borno (2), Cross River (1), Edo (1), Ekiti (1), Jigawa (1), and Ogun (1).”
“Total reported deaths for today includes a cumulative of 6 deaths recorded in Gombe State over two days,” 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|
806 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) December 18, 2020
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