COVID-19 In Nigeria: There Were 4035 New Confirmed Cases And One New Death On Wednesday, December 22.
In the latest health news in Nigeria, there have been two new additional COVID-19-related deaths in Nigeria. The total number of deaths has increased to 2991.
Lagos State recorded the highest number of COVID-19 in Nigeria cases. 15 states recorded about 4035 new cases. This was the update released by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday, December 23.
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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 3,393 new cases.
Rivers State follows with a distant record of 260 confirmed new cases while Edo State follows with 62 new cases.
See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Wednesday, December 22.
Lagos – 3,393.
Rivers – 260.
Edo – 62.
Akwa Ibom – 42.
Kaduna – 39.
Ekiti – 38.
Oyo – 38.
Delta – 31.
Kano – 31.
Ogun – 30.
Abia – 26.
Bauchi – 15.
Ondo – 14.
Enugu – 9.
Kwara – 7.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said these new cases increased the number of cases to 231,413.
The total number of deaths is currently 2, 991.
Active cases: 16,569.
However, the NCDC reports a record of 211,853 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.