COVID-19 In Nigeria: There Were 404 New Confirmed Cases And One New Death On Sunday, December 19.
In the latest health news in Nigeria, there has been one new additional COVID-19-related death in Nigeria. This brings the total number of deaths to 2985.
Oyo State recorded the highest number of COVID-19 in Nigeria cases. 12 states recorded about 404 new cases. This was the update released by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday, December 20.
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The record of 26 COVID-19 related deaths reported on October 25 still remains the highest in recent time.
Oyo State leads with a huge record of 122 new cases. The FCT follows with a record of 84 confirmed new cases while Lagos State follows with 52 new cases.
See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Sunday, December 19.
Oyo – 122.
FCT – 84.
Lagos – 52.
Kaduna – 51.
Imo – 20.
Delta – 18.
Kano – 17.
Kwara – 16.
Rivers – 11.
Enugu – 10.
Ogun – 2.
Edo – 1.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said these new cases increased the number of cases to 223,905.
The total number of deaths is currently 2, 985.
Active cases: 9,383.
However, the NCDC reports a record of 211,537 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.