COVID-19 In Nigeria: There Were 268 New Confirmed Cases And No New Death On Wednesday, December 8.
In the latest health news in Nigeria, there has been one new additional COVID-19 death in Nigeria. This brings the number of deaths to 2980.
Lagos State recorded the highest number of COVID-19 in Nigeria cases. 10 states recorded about 268 new cases. This was the update released by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday, December 9.
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The record of 26 COVID-19 related deaths reported on October 25 still remains the highest in recent time.
Lagos State leads with a massive record of 225 new cases. Rivers State follows with a distant record of 17 confirmed new cases while Enugu State follows with 10 new cases.
See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Wednesday, December 8.
Lagos – 225
Rivers – 17
Enugu – 10
Edo – 5
Bauchi – 3
Ogun – 3
Oyo – 2
Kaduna – 1
Bayelsa – 1
Delta – 1
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said the record of 268 new COVID-19 infections increased the number of infections in the country. Nigeria has now recorded 215,164.
The total number of deaths is currently 2, 980.
Active cases: 4664.
However, the NCDC reports a record of 207,520 COVID-19 patients who have recovered and have been discharged.
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.