COVID-19 In Nigeria: There Were 1051 New Confirmed Cases And No New Deaths On Thursday, December 16.
In the latest health news in Nigeria, there have been no new additional COVID-19-related deaths in Nigeria. The total number of deaths remains 2983.
Lagos State recorded the highest number of COVID-19 in Nigeria cases. 11 states recorded about 1051 new cases. This was the update released by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday, December 17.
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The record of 26 COVID-19 related deaths reported on October 25 still remains the highest in recent time.
Lagos leads with a huge record of 599 new cases. The FCT follows with a distant record of 238 confirmed new cases while Rivers State follows with 79 new cases.
See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Wednesday, December 15.
Lagos – 599.
FCT – 238.
Rivers – 79.
Oyo – 51.
Ondo – 32.
Plateau – 20.
Akwa Ibom – 11.
Ogun – 7.
Bayelsa – 5.
Kano – 5.
Kwara – 4.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said the record of 1051 new COVID-19 infections increased the number of infections in the country. Nigeria has now recorded 221,071.
The total number of deaths is currently 2,983.
Active cases: 5,745.
However, the NCDC reports a record of 211,345 COVID-19 patients who have recovered and have been discharged.
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Again, the agency has lauded the activities of the National Emergency Operations Centre.
It added that a multi-sectoral National Emergency Operations Centre activated at Level 2 had coordinated the national response.