NCDC Records 999 New Cases Of COVID-19
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 999 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country.
This was made known by NCDC on Tuesday night via its verified Twitter account.
The health agency also disclosed that the country sadly recorded four additional deaths in the last 24 hours.
According to the agency, the nine hundred and ninety-nine (999) new cases were reported from 17 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
FCT recorded 416 new cases, which happened to be the highest on the list, followed by Lagos with 324 cases.
The remaining states with new cases are: Kaduna-68, Plateau-42, Kwara-32, Kano-24, Gombe-14, Sokoto-12, Yobe-12, Akwa Ibom-11, Bayelsa-10, Rivers-7, Bauchi-7, Ogun-6, Oyo-5, Edo-4, Taraba-4, Jigawa-1.
999 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,231 deaths pic.twitter.com/QguEe6Sqq1
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) December 22, 2020
The new infections reported now bring the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 79,789.
Out of the total confirmed cases, 68,879 patients have been discharged, while 1,231 death cases have been recorded.