COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 758 New Cases, 3 Additional Deaths in Nigeria
Nigeria on Tuesday confirmed 758 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, 180 recoveries and 3 additional deaths in 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The new infections bring the country’s total case count to 74,132, recoveries and discharged stand at 66,494, while the new fatalities push Nigeria’s death toll to 1,200.
The country has conducted about 848,194 tests since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its official twitter handle.
Data released by the health agency on Twitter shows that FCT took the lead with 305 cases, while Lagos, Kaduna and Bauchi reported 152, 103 and 44 cases respectively.
Other states with infected people include: Gombe-35, Plateau-31, Rivers-17, Sokoto-15, Kwara-13, Kano-9, Ebonyi-8, Ogun-5, Osun-5, Oyo-4, Edo-4, Anambra-4, Bayelsa-2, Ekiti-1 and Taraba-1.
In summary, the health agency noted that on the 15th of December 2020, 758 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
Till date, 74,132 cases have been confirmed, 66,494 cases have been discharged and 1,200 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|