COVID-19 In Nigeria: There Were 754 New Confirmed Cases And One New Death On Thursday, December 9.
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 2981.
Lagos State recorded the highest number of COVID-19 in Nigeria cases. 12 states recorded about 754 new cases. This was the update released by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday, December 10.
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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 595 new cases. The FCT follows with a distant record of 68 confirmed new cases while Imo State follows with 49 new cases.
See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Thursday, December 9.
Lagos – 754.
FCT – 68.
Imo – 49.
Edo – 3.
Oyo – 9.
Delta – 5.
Katsina – 4.
Kano – 3.
Plateau – 3.
Ekiti – 2.
Gombe – 2.
Rivers – 1.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said the record of 754 new COVID-19 infections increased the number of infections in the country. Nigeria has now recorded 215,918.
The total number of deaths is currently 2, 981.
Active cases: 4662.
However, the NCDC reports a record of 207,619 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.